Events

See what’s coming up at the library, or you may be interested in past events.

Virtual PhD and a Cup of Tea: Ustaša Killing Specialists: the Personnel of the Jasenovac Concentration and Death Camp

With an estimated 90,000 to 100,000 victims, the Jasenovac concentration and death camp complex (1941–1945) was a major killing site during the Second World War and the epicentre of state-organized destruction in the fascist Independent State of Croatia. Emil Kjerte’s doctoral research focuses on the Croatian men and women stationed at the camp complex.

Virtual Student and Teacher Workshop: What was the Holocaust? An Overview

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.

Virtual Talk: Photographs and Family History Research

To coincide with our exhibition ‘There was a time…’: Jewish Family Photographs Before 1939, join members of The Wiener Holocaust Library staff as they discuss the importance of photographs in family research.

Hybrid Talk: Never Tell Anyone You’re Jewish: Maria Chamberlain

The Wiener Holocaust Library The Wiener Holocaust Library, London

This talk will focus on Maria Chamberlain’s book, 'Never Tell Anyone You’re Jewish', a story of two assimilated Jewish families in Nazi-occupied Poland in the eye of the Holocaust. The material in the book is compiled from recounted memories of the survivors, unfinished memoirs, letters, photographs, and historical archives.

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

Black people experienced persecution and discrimination before, during and after the Third Reich in Germany and elsewhere. This workshop will utilise the Library’s valuable collections to crucially explore how the persecution of the black community by the Nazi regime was not straightforward and followed a different timeline to the persecution of other groups.

Virtual Event: How to Be a Refugee: Simon May in Conversation with Toby Simpson

The Wiener Holocaust Library and the Institute for the History of the German Jews is delighted to co-host this event with Simon May, author of How to be a Refugee: The Gripping True Story of How One Family Hid their Jewish Origins to Survive the Nazis. The most familiar fate of Jews living in Hitler's […]

Hybrid Talk: What is Jewish Photography?

The Wiener Holocaust Library The Wiener Holocaust Library, London

This talk takes a fresh look at a sample of 'Jewish' photos, asks how we can interpret them, and explores ways in which they might reveal aspects of Jewish experiences on which other sources remain silent.

‘Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust,’ Curators’ Talk and Drinks Reception

Holocaust Centre North The University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield

Part of the Library’s Recovery & Repair: Supporting Jewish Family Histories of the Holocaust in Britain ITS event series. The Wiener Holocaust Library is home to the UK’s International Tracing Service digital archive, which holds millions of documents related to the Holocaust and Nazi era. The archive preserves the shared past of victims and survivors of the Holocaust and […]

Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
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