In this virtual lecture, Sophie Fetthauer will present her recently published monograph exploring the experiences of the musicians who fled Nazi persecution in Germany and Austria to Shanghai from 1938 to 1949.
The virtual launch of a major new collection of nearly 300 filmed interviews with 'Third Reich' contemporaries, which enhances our understanding of everyday life in Nazi Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe, and of post-war reflections on responsibility, complicity, and justice, of ‘ordinary’ people who were implicated in, witnesses to, or on the periphery of war and genocide.
To celebrate the recent publication of 'The Problems of Genocide', the Library will be hosting a virtual panel to explore the themes outlined and considered in this major new work. Speakers include author Dirk Moses and guest speaker Christine Achinger. The event will be chaired by Professor Philippe Sands.
This event will explore the history of the ITS archive and what it reveals about the Second World War helps provide context for research, both family and academic, within the archive itself. The discussion will include themes raised by the exhibition, including war, migration, rupture, survival and victimhood.
Learn how to take the first steps in conducting your own family research using the International Tracing Service archive of the Linen Hall Library’s resources. This workshop will provide a demonstration of the ITS archive and a skills workshop as well as the opportunity for short, one-on-one consultations with the panellists.
Tickets (both in-person and virtual) are available for the second annual Alfred Wiener Holocaust Memorial Lecture at the Museum of London. Professor Jan Grabowski will discuss how scholars of the Holocaust find themselves confronted with the hostile reactions of various states pursuing the policies of Holocaust distortion.