Events

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

Recovery and Repair: Family History Research Workshop

Leeds Central Library Calverley Street, Leeds

This workshop will help you take the first steps in conducting your own family research using the International Tracing Service digital archive, including using sources freely available online.

Fate Unknown: Travelling Exhibition Launch and Drinks Reception

Leeds Central Library Calverley Street, Leeds

Take part in an exciting launch event that will feature talks by the co-curators, Professor Dan Stone and Dr Christine Schmidt, special guests, a drinks reception, and an opportunity to view the Fate Unknown travelling exhibition.

Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Leeds Central Library Calverley Street, Leeds

Join the co-curators of the Fate Unknown exhibition, Prof Dan Stone and Dr Christine Schmidt, who will explore the remarkable, little-known story of the search for the missing after the Holocaust.

‘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 […]

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 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: Rebuilding Lives? Displaced Persons in the post-war period

The Wiener Holocaust Library The Wiener Holocaust Library, London

Elise Bath, ITS Archive Team Manager at The Wiener Holocaust Library, will explore some of the documents in the Library’s collections that give an insight into the lives of Holocaust survivors in the immediate post-war period.

Film Screening – Proof of Identity

The Wiener Holocaust Library The Wiener Holocaust Library, London

The Library is delighted to be hosting the UK premiere of Mikołaj Grynberg’s documentary film, Proof of Identity, to be followed by Q & A with the director.

Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
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