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Testifying to the Truth: An Event Series

The Wiener Holocaust Library is pleased to host a series of workshops and other events designed to engage a variety of researchers, students, faculty, educators and other audiences with our […]

Persecution of gay people in Nazi Germany

To mark LGBTQ+ History Month, Dr Barbara Warnock looks at the persecution faced by gay people in Nazi Germany, and some of the documents in The Wiener Holocaust Library’s International Tracing Service digital archive that contain evidence about their experiences.

Konin: Shtetl or Shtot?

This is the question that Theo Richmond invariably puts to his interviewees, the former Jewish inhabitants of Konin, and the consensus seems to be that they regarded Konin as a […]

Margarethe’s Story

While researching and writing The Holocaust Explained for The Wiener Holocaust Library over the past two and a half years, I have been lucky enough to explore hundreds of the […]

Holocaust and Genocide Research Partnership

The Wiener Holocaust Library is embarking on an exciting new partnership with the University of Huddersfield, the Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Holocaust Exhibition […]

Remembering Mirjam Wiener

In 1943, Mirjam Wiener, the daughter of Dr Alfred Wiener, founder of The Wiener Holocaust Library, was deported from Amsterdam to Westerbork, where she spent seven months before being deported […]

Picturing Refugee Families

In 2020, The Wiener Holocaust Library was awarded a generous grant from Arts Council England‘s Designated Development Funding towards improving and access to our collections and re-developing our online resource Refugee […]

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