The Library’s Senior Archivist explores a recently catalogued and digitised Family Papers collection, supported by Arts Council England funding.
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The Library’s Project Archivist explores a recently catalogued and digitised Family Papers collection, supported by Arts Council England funding.
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.
Following the installation of Britain’s first Stolperstein, ‘stumbling stone’, at Golden Square, the Wiener Library will host a panel discussion featuring the artist Gunter Demnig, who will speak about his work.
Drawing on a wide range of historical and literary sources, as well as extended interviews with family members and Holocaust survivors, Modern Times examines the reality of Hungarian-Jewish life in the first half of the twentieth century.
In this Hybrid Event, Linda Kinstler will be in conversation with William Shawcross to discuss her major non-fiction debut which investigates both her family story and the archives of ten nations to examine what it takes to move history in our uncertain century.
In this virtual book talk, renowned Holocaust educator Mike Levy will draw on his newly published book to tell the untold stories of the quiet heroes who helped organize the famous mass rescue of children at the start of the Second World War.
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.
In the first part of the Library’s event series taking place at the Manchester Jewish Museum, distinguished guest speakers will discuss patterns of persecution and survival found in Jewish and other archives.