Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Virtual Student and Teacher Talk: The Oppression of the Gay Community in Nazi-Occupied Europe

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Renée Sintenis, photographed by Gerty Simon, c. 1929, The Bernard Simon Collection, Wiener Holocaust Library Collections

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

The documents covered in this talk will provide some information about the men and women persecuted by the Nazis on the grounds of their sexuality, as well as insights into how Nazi persecution against gay people operated.

Workshop Aims:

  • To gain an overview of gay history in Europe.
  • To consider Nazi policies towards the gay community.
  • To use the Library’s collection to explore the persecution and discrimination the gay community faced in Nazi-Occupied Europe.

Event guidelines for those joining online:

1. The Library will send you a Zoom link and joining instructions via email prior to the event. Please check your junk email folders.

2. Please try and join 5 minutes before the event start time and we will let you into the room (do try and bear with us if this takes a few minutes).

Book now

Organiser

The Wiener Holocaust Library
Phone:
02076367247
Email:
info@wienerholocaustlibrary.org
View Organiser Website

We need your support more than ever. Help us preserve the truth.

We are an independent charity dependent on your support. We need to raise over a quarter of a million pounds each year for our work to continue and this is only possible with your help.

With your support we can continue to;

  • Be a world leading Holocaust archive
  • Offer a vital learning resource to oppose anti-Semitism and other forms of prejudice.
  • Reach out to our worldwide audience of over two million people
  • Preserve our archive for future generations so they can learn the lessons of the past
  • Provide a free program of public events and exhibitions

Support the Library

Black and white photograph of three girls sitting and reading

 

Add Your Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
Donate Donate