Virtual Student and Teacher Talk: What was the Holocaust? An Overview
October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Part of the Wiener Holocaust Library’s free series of educational events for students and teachers, drawing on our unique archive collection.
In this talk, aimed at GCSE and A-Level students and teachers, the Library’s Education Officer, Kiera Fitzgerald, will draw upon the Library’s rich and diverse collections of original historical material to provide an introduction to the key events and the main features of the Holocaust.
She will explore the murders of Jews and Roma by killing squads in eastern Europe, and the transportations to extermination camps. The session will consider Jewish and Roma victims of the Holocaust and Nazi genocide, examine who the perpetrators and collaborators were, and consider the historical evidence that allows historians to understand the Holocaust.
- To gain an understanding of the key events and main features of the Holocaust.
- To consider Jewish and Roma victims of the Holocaust and Nazi genocide
- To examine who the perpetrators and collaborators were
- To assess the historical evidence that allows historians to understand the Holocaust
Virtual Event guidelines:
- The Library will send you a Zoom link and joining instructions via email prior to the event. Please check your junk email folders.
- 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).
- If you would like to ask a question during the event, please type your question into the chat function, and we will endeavour to answer as many questions as possible during the Q&A. Your webcam will not be seen during this event.
This event is free, although registration via the link below is required. Please note that our free events are run by staff volunteers. Thank you for your patience should we have any technical or audio difficulties. We will do our best to correct them but this is not always possible.Book now
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