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Events

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

A Virtual Talk: Defiance and Protest. Forgotten Individual Jewish Resistance in Nazi Germany

Jewish resistance during the Holocaust is largely understood as rare armed group activities in the Nazi-occupied East, for example, ghetto uprisings or partisan activities. By contrast, this talk focuses on forgotten individual acts of resistance, like the case of Hertha Reis, who protested in plain daylight against the persecution in 1941, a few months before the mass deportation started in the capital of the Third Reich.

Virtual Book Launch: The Fatherland and the Jews

The discussion will consider what we can learn from the past – particularly the still-urgent issue - the rise of antisemitism and populism, and the necessity and effectiveness of an intellectual resistance.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

We are delighted to announce that Sir Keir Starmer, Lord Eric Pickles and Rabbi Gordon will be joining The Wiener Holocaust Library for an online event to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2021.

A Virtual Talk: New works on British Colonial Violence

This event marks the recent publication of two important contributions which challenge traditional understandings of the extent of colonial violence and the process of the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire.

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