Poetry is a powerful tool for healing and remembrance. For World Poetry Day 2022, the Library’s Periodicals Librarian highlights some of the relevant material in our collections.
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Staff at the Library have curated a list of titles relating to the history of Ukraine to help those who want to think about how historical knowledge can be applied to current crises.
Roxy Moore has written an article exploring the end of the Holocaust and the aftermath of genocide for Holocaust Memorial Day, reflecting on the 2022 theme of ‘One Day’.
The Wiener Holocaust Library’s Director, Dr Toby Simpson, writes a statement on the current Israel-Palestine conflict.
Alan Whitehorn, emeritus professor of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada, reflects on his grandmother, an orphan of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
In this staff blog, Dr Christine Schmidt, Deputy Director and Head of Research at the Library, reflects on the prevailing power of survivor testimony.
Historian Ümit Kurt has written this article exploring the Armenian genocide and loss of sense of reality to mark the 106th anniversary of the genocide.
A special guest blog written by Charles Fox to commemorate the Cambodian Genocide.
The Wiener Holocaust Library’s Director, Dr Toby Simpson writes to St Peter’s College expressing dismay over Ken Loach event.
The Wiener Holocaust Library expresses great concern, along with IHRA, Yad Vashem, and other organisations, about litigation being used to intimidate scholars of the Holocaust in Poland.