On Wednesday 17 November the Library hosted the second Annual Alfred Wiener Holocaust Memorial Lecture at the Museum of London. We were delighted that over 500 people attended or tuned in to watch this lecture.
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Archivist Martin Sugarman has helped to uncover the story of Austrian-Jew Kurt Goldschlager, who fought with the British Army in Europe, and was originally buried as a Catholic in an unmarked grave. Now, his headstone has been reconsecrated.
We are pleased to announce that in November 2021 the Library will be launching a new online Refugee Map resource. Supported by Arts Council England funding, this new digital resource will highlight the Library’s rich collections of Family Papers, making our archival material related to refugee stories more accessible.
Dr Roland Clark writes about curating the Library’s new exhibition which explores the allure of radicalism.
We are delighted to announce that the Library’s new free educational series for the 2021 Autumn Term is now open for booking.
‘Capturing the passive bystanders’: Luke Holland’s ‘Final Account’ collection will soon be available at the Library
Head of Collections, Greg Toth, announces a new collection of rare testimonies taken from elderly Germans who either participated or witnessed horrors of the Holocaust.
The Library is hosting a one-day conference exploring the position of the radical right around the world today.
In February 2021, The Wiener Holocaust Library began a one-year project to digitise and produce metadata for our entire rare and diverse collection of Tarnschriften (disguised anti-Nazi resistance pamphlets), as well as a small cross-section of the Library’s wider pamphlet collection.
In this two-day event series we invite those interested in the history of the Second World War, the Holocaust and its aftermath to participate and reflect on the legacies of confronting difficult histories, both on the personal and broader, historical level.
A joint statement by René Cassin and The Wiener Holocaust Library on Roma and Sinti Genocide Memorial Day, 2 August 2021
A joint statement for Roma and Sinti Genocide Memorial Day (2 August 2021) by René Cassin and The Wiener Holocaust Library.