Current and upcoming exhibitions
This exhibition examines Holocaust-era correspondence for evidence of how Jewish persecutees understood what was happening to them as events of the Holocaust unfolded.
German Jews in a French camp: Life in Gurs
This exhibition looks at daily life in Gurs, through letters sent by the Baden Jews to friends and family on the outside, as well as testimonies and reports on living conditions in the camp.
Hybrid Exhibition Panel: Reverberations and Tracings – Using Sound from Letters and Archive Sources
To mark the end of the One Story Many Voices tour, the Wiener Holocaust Library is hosting a panel discussion on Thursday 30th March 2023, called Reverberations and Traces: Using Sound from Letters and Archive Sources.
Public Afternoon Lecture: Erin McGlothlin and Arriving at Auschwitz with Elie Wiesel
In her discussion of Elie Wiesel’s seminal text Night, Erin McGlothlin will explore a binaristic tension inherent to the contemporary cultural imagination of the Holocaust, which conceives of the experience of the concentration camp and killing center Auschwitz along both historical and mythical lines.
Book Talk: Everyday Hate; How Antisemitism is Built into our World and How You Can Change It, by Dave Rich
The London Centre for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and the Wiener Holocaust Library invite you to a celebration of Dave Rich’s newly published book, Everyday Hate; How Antisemitism is Built Into Our World and How You Can Change It.
Virtual Student and Teacher Talk: Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
This talk, aimed at GCSE and A-Level students, will utilise sources from the Library’s unique archive to gain an understanding of the different types of resistance during the Holocaust; to study original archival material to comprehend the events of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising; to consider why the event was so significant and to reflect on the event 80 years on.
Hybrid Event: The Last Letter, with Karen Baum Gordon
Born a German Jew in 1915, Rudy Baum was eighty-six years old when he sealed the garage door of his Dallas home, turned on the car ignition, and tried to end his life. After confronting her father’s attempted suicide, Karen Baum Gordon, Rudy’s daughter, began a sincere effort to understand the sequence of events that led her father to that dreadful day in 2002. What she found were hidden scars of generational struggles reaching back to the camps and ghettos of the Third Reich.