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Crisis of Britishness? Immigration, Race and Nation in Modern Britain

The idea that British identity and culture is threatened by non-white migration has pervaded contemporary British history. This exhibition highlights far-right nationalist rhetoric and the anti-fascist, anti-racist responses that followed. Using items from our unique archive it highlights the struggle over immigration, race and nation in Britain in the 1970-90s.

I said “Auf Wiedersehen”: The 85th anniversary of the Kindertransport to Britain

This year marks the 85th anniversary of the Kindertransport. This unique initiative is the focus of the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung’s exhibition I said, ‘Auf Wiedersehen’, curated by Ruth Ur, Director of the Freundeskreis Yad Vashem, and in cooperation with the Wiener Holocaust Library, the Association of Jewish Refugees and the World Holocaust Remembrance Center Yad Vashem.

A Pandora’s Box: Songs and Memory in “Final Account: Third Reich Testimonies”

In his presentation Zoltán Kékesi talks about his work with the Final Account collection and focuses on one particular aspect: “Watching the interviews, I was struck by how vividly men and women late in their life remembered songs from a remote past, and by the range of emotional responses they exhibited when asked about them: from zest to shame, from remorse to nostalgia. Even when they refused to sing, songs took interviewees back in time; and with the songs came a multitude of experiences and personal stories.”

Their Finest Hour ‘Digital Collection Day’: A nationwide campaign to preserve Second World War and Nazi-era memories and artefacts

The Wiener Holocaust Library is looking for people to bring their stories and artefacts relating to the Second World War, the Nazi era and/or the Holocaust to a ‘Digital Collection Day’ on Friday 10 November (10am – 3pm). The event is part of a nationwide campaign organised by Their Finest Hour, a team based at the University of Oxford and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, which is collecting and preserving the everyday stories and objects of the Second World War.

Wiener Holocaust Library joins nationwide campaign to preserve Second World War and Nazi-era memories and artefacts

The Wiener Holocaust Library is looking for people to bring their stories and artefacts relating to the Second World War, the Nazi era and/or the Holocaust to a ‘Digital Collection Day’ on Friday 10 November (10am – 3pm).

The event is part of a nationwide campaign organised by Their Finest Hour, a team based at the University of Oxford and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, which is collecting and preserving the everyday stories and objects of the Second World War.

Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
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