To mark the anniversary of the German takeover of Austria, join The Wiener Holocaust Library and Generation 2 Generation to consider the significance of the Anschluss and its impact on the Jewish Community in Austria, as well as hearing some individual stories of Austrian Jews.
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Beyond Camps and Forced Labour: Current International Research on Survivors of Nazi Persecution, Seventh International Multidisciplinary Conference
This conference, postponed from 2021, follows six successful conferences, which took place at Imperial War Museum London in 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015 and at Birkbeck, University of London and The Wiener Holocaust Library in 2018. It builds on areas previously investigated, and also opens up new fields of academic enquiry.
The genocide against the Rohingya in Myanmar has drawn global attention, a case at the International Court of Justice and recently a US government genocide declaration. “Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide: Identity, History and Hate Speech” is a unique study drawing on extensive fieldwork including interviews and testimony from the Rohingya in Myanmar, in their refugee camps and among the diaspora further afield to assess and outline the full scale of the disaster.
The Wiener Holocaust Library, in partnership with the Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway, University of London, is delighted to host this panel of contributors to the recent publication, More than Parcels: Wartime Aid for Jews in Nazi-era Camps and Ghettos, who will reflect on the availability and significance of relief packages and other mail to prisoners in this important, under-researched aspect of Holocaust history.
The Wiener Holocaust Library is delighted to host a hybrid book talk event to celebrate the publication of Prof Dan Stone’s newest book, The Holocaust – an Unfinished History. He will be led in conversation with Prof Matthew Feldman. In-person participants will have the opportunity to purchase the book for signature.
The Anschluss to Nazi Germany radically changed the lives of the Jewish population. While anti–Jewish measures had progressed in Germany over the course of five years, they were implemented in Austria overnight.
This two-day, in-person symposium organised by The Wiener Holocaust Library and the University of Cambridge, taking place at the Library on the 10th-11th May 2023, will bring together early career researchers with senior academics to discuss new directions in the study of the Roma genocide.
Public Lecture in partnership with Queen Mary, University of London.
This free online event will follow a screening of the documentary film, Complicit, and will include the creator and producer of the documentary, Robert Krakow, Esq., as well as former child refugee passengers on the MS St Louis.
The Wiener Holocaust Library and Waging Peace This Refugee Week, The Wiener Holocaust Library remembers its refugee origins and insists that all refugees must be treated with dignity and respect. […]