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Virtual Student Talk: Fighting Antisemitism

April 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

43 Group pamphlet, c. 1947, courtesy of the family of Mildred Levy. The 43 Group were an antifascist organisation comprised mainly of Jewish ex-servicemen and women. Wiener Holocaust Library Collections.

Part of the Library’s Spring Term educational talks and workshops.

In this talk, part of the Library’s event series for its Fighting Antisemitism exhibition, Senior Curator Dr Barbara Warnock will explore the development of antisemitism in Western Europe from the late nineteenth century to today, and the means by which Jewish organisations and other groups have fought back against antisemitism. The talk will draw upon The Wiener Holocaust Library’s collections of material on antisemitism in Weimar and Nazi Germany, British fascism in the 1930s and beyond, and the struggle against fascism and antisemitism. The talk will cover the efforts of The Wiener Holocaust Library’s predecessor organisation in Germany, as well as those of other organisations, such as the 43 Group, formed by primarily of Jewish ex-servicemen and women after the Second World War to fight back against the resurgence of fascism in Britain, and look at the work in this area of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Community Security Trust.

Delivered by Dr Barbara Warnock, Senior Curator and Head of Education, this session is suitable for those studying the following: KS3 History; GCSE History Edexcel: Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939; GCSE History OCR: Germany 1925-1955: The People and The State. Edexcel A-Level History – Germany and West Germany, 1918–89; OCR History Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919–1963; AQA History: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945.

Event guidelines

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

2. Please try and join 5 minutes before the event start time (17.55) and we will let you into the room (do try and bear with us if this takes a few minutes).

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April 20, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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