|12 Dec 2013||December 12, 4:30pm: Alexander Korb presents at the Austrian Academy of Sciences|
|11 Dec 2013||Dr Paul Moore will present a paper entitled 'Do they occasionally arrest an industrialist?' Class, Volksgemeinschaft, and Popular Opinion on the Concentration Camps in Nazi Germany' at the Institute of Historical Research, London, Athlone Room, 102, first floor, Senate House, 11 December 2013, 5.30pm.|
|3 Dec 2013||Alexander Korb presents at the symposium 'In the Shadow of Genocide. Roma/Sinti in Europe'|
|27 Nov 2013||Modern Languages Seminar Series, in collaboration with the Stanley Burton Centre: Dr Manuel Braganca (Queen's University) will present a paper on ‘Making the dead speak: on the Lanzmann-Haenel controversy’, Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 4.30pm, Ken Edwards Building, room 527.|
|27 Nov 2013||Now published: Caroline Sharples; Olaf Jensen (eds.), Britain and the Holocaust - Remembering and Representing War and Genocide (The Holocaust and its Contexts Series) (Palgrave, 2013).|
|20 Nov 2013||Alexander Korb discusses the longue durée of the history of mass violence on the Balkans (Vienna, Bruno Kreisky Forum)|
|14 Nov 2013||Dr Paul Moore talks about 'Ordinary Germans and the Nazi Camps, 1933-1945' on 14 November 2013, 1-2pm, in the Seminar Room, 1 Salisbury Road, University of Leicester.|
|Oct 2013||Alexander Korb was awarded the prize Humanities International|
|30 Oct 2013||Alexander Korb and other authors will discuss new directions in researching mass violence, Hamburg, Institute for Social Research|
|24 Oct 2013||Alexander Korb moderates a panel on "The Axis States" at the conference: 'White Spots: Persecution of Roma in Central and Eastern Europe during WWII' in Berlin.|
|6 Oct 2013||Alexander Korb gives a paper at the GSA in Denver: 'Embedded in a Culture of Violence? Siegfried Kasche (1903–1947), SA Leader and Ambassador'.|
|4 Oct 2013||Alexander Korb gives a comment at the GSA in Denver: Representations and Perceptions. War in Propaganda, novel, and Public Display After WWI.|
|Sep 2013||Dr Paul Moore joins the Stanley Burton Centre as Lecturer in Modern European History.|
|25 Sep 2013||Book launch at the Wiener Library, London: Rediscovering Piotr Rawicz’s Holocaust novel 'Blood from the Sky': Anny Dayan Rosenman and Fransiska Louwagie (eds) Un ciel de sang et de cendres: Piotr Rawicz et la solitude du témoin (A sky of blood and ashes: Piotr Rawicz and the loneliness of the witness)|
|20 Sep 2013||Alexander Korb gives a talk at a workshop on "Racial Segregation", Hannah Arendt Institute Dresden (Sept. 20, 10:50 am)|
|18 Sep 2013||Alexander Korb presents his recent book at the Harbour Front Literary Festival Hamburg, 18 September, 7pm|
|7 Sep 2013||Alex Korb discusses the genocide against the Roma on the Balkans during WWII at an international symposium in Oslo|
|Sep 2013||The volume Ordinary People as Mass Murderers- Perpetrators in Comparative Perspectives (Palgrave 2008), edited by Olaf Jensen and Claus-Christian W. Szejnmann, is now available as paperback.|
|27 June 2013||Alex Korb is presenting at a Workshop on the Holocaust in Yugoslavia in Yad Vashem, Jerusalem Conference|
|6 June 2013||Dr Alexander Korb: Buchvorstellung "Im Schatten des Weltkriegs. Massengewalt der Ustascha gegen Serben, Juden und Roma in Kroatien 1941-1945" (Saarbrücken)|
|4 June 2013||Book launch at the Topography of Terror Foundation in Berlin: Dr. Alexander Korb in conversation with Prof. Michael Wildt.|
|2 June 2013||
Book launch at the Holocaust Memorial in Paris, 2.30pm:
Dr Fransiska Louwagie and Anny Dayan Rosenman (eds), Un ciel de sang et de cendres: Piotr Rawicz et la solitude du témoin (2013).
|29 May 2013||Dr. Alexander Korb: 'Träumen vom neuen Europa". Visionen der kroatischen Ustaša für ein ethnisch homogenes Kroatien als Teil einer Neuen Ordnung', Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena., 7pm, Seminarraum 301, Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8.|
|27 May 2013||Dr. Alexander Korb is presenting at the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) Workshop on Geography and Holocaust Research: The Significance of Geography in a Civil War. Spatial Dimensions of Mass Violence, the Balkans, 1941-45 (ITS, Bad Arolsen).|
|15 May 2013||Dr Alexander Korb will give a lecture at the University of Tuebingen entitled 'Gewalt in Kroatien 1941', Institut für osteuropäische Geschichte und Landeskunde, Wilhelmstr. 36 (Hegelbau), 5.30pm.|
|13 May 2013||Book Presentation by Dr. Alexander Korb: Im Schatten des Weltkriegs. Massengewalt der Ustaša gegen Serben, Juden und Roma in Kroatien 1941–1945, 6.15pm, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main – Campus Westend, Grüneburgplatz 1, Casino Gebäude am IG Farben-Haus, Raum 1.801|
|8 May 2013||
Professor Robert Gordon (Cambridge): 'Grey Zones and Good Italians: The Holocaust and National Character', 5.30pm, Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3.
Dr Alex Korb gives an interview about the significance of 10 April 1941 and the history of violence in Europe.
A new publication by Dr Alexander Korb: Im Schatten des Weltkriegs:
|Mar 2013||27 March 2013: Royal Historical Society Regional Symposium: Croatia and Europe held at the University of Leicester, starting at 10 AM at 1 Salisbury Road. Speakers include Alexander Korb, Norman Housley and Ivo Banac.
The Stanley Burton Centre and the History Society co-organised the Holocaust Awareness Week 11-14 March 2013, inviting two Hungarian Holocaust survivors, John Dobai (London) and George Pogany (Netherlands), to give talks, and Dr Sarah Hodgkinson (Department of Criminology) to give a lecture on the subject of 'Dark Tourism - The concentration camp as a site of Holocaust Tourism?'
Alex Korb and Philipp Ther were awarded a conference grant worth € 9,000 by the Robert Bosch Foundation for the SBC's Annual Conference on Ethnic Homogenisation in Southeastern Europe, 1912-2012, which will take place in Vienna, 8-10 November, 2012.
The Department of Criminology hosts the following event on 23 November 2012, 2-3pm at Rattray Lecture Theatre: Masculinity, Marginalisation and Violence - A Case Study of the English Defence League
Alex Korb was awarded the Andrej-Mitrović-Prize of the Zikic-foundation for his book manuscript on mass violence in Croatia during WWII
The Centre thanks Mr Graham Smyth for his generous book donation for the Holocaust Resource Room.
Harry Smith, volunteer at the Centre, has been awarded the School of Historical Studies' Brock-Award for his outstanding dissertation "The Holocaust and the British Press: Responses to the Liberation and Trial at Bergen-Belsen". Congratulations.
The SBC awarded James Garnett the Centre's Derek Downey Award for his first class dissertation entitled "Liberators". Congratulations.
We kindly welcome Dr Rabah Aissaoui (French Studies) as our new associate member!
|17 Jul 2012||
Alexander Korb gives a presentation at the 6th Centropa Summer Academy
|16 Jul 2012||Alexander Korb presents at the Colluquium of the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena: The Ustaša 1929 - 1945|
|4 Jul 2012||Olaf Jensen, Alexander Korb and Fransiska Louwagie are presenting at the workshop "POUR UN INVENTAIRE DES MOTS DU TÉMOIGNAGE ET DE LA MÉMOIRE" held by the Auschwitz Foundation in Brussels|
|28 Jun 2012||Alexander Korb gives a presentation on „Axis Reactions towards early Ustasha Mass violence“ at the conference Što se u istinu dogodilo u Glinskoj Srpskopravoslavnoj Crkvi između 29/30. Srpnja i 4/5. Kolovoza 1941.: Svedočanstva i kultura sjećanja at University of Zagreb|
|16 Mar 2012||
The Holocaust Masterclass 2012: A Masterclass for Year 12 students, offered by the School for Historical Studies: Friday 16th March 2012, 9:30 - 13:00
Alex Korb was awarded with the Irma Rosenberg-Förderpreis für die Erforschung der Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus by the Institute of Contemporary History (University Vienna)
|Mar 2012||Dr Fransiska Louwagie, lecturer in French Studies, has joined the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies|
|2 Mar 2012||
Dr Olaf Jensen presents 'Night and Fog: Nazi Concentration Camps Caught on Film'. 2 March, 2012, 5pm at the New History Lab, 1 Salisbury Road, Leicester
|27 Feb 2012||
Khojaly - A Legal Analysis
The School of Law will be hosting a lecture introducing their new research project providing an assesment of the massacre at Khojaly in 1992, which Armenia and Azerbaijan still hotly debate over whether it was a massacre or not. The lecture will be in Room L66 of the Law Building, Leicester, at 4pm, and will introduce the main aspects of the project and the academic challenges they are likely to encounter.
|10 Feb 2012||
One-day workshop at the Wiener Library, London
Dr Alex Korb will be presenting a paper on 'The Balkans: How the 'Final Solution' was intertwined with local forms of violence' at a one-day workshop on 'The Wannsee Conference: new views from Berlin, the Baltic and the Balkans'. It is being held at the Wiener Library, London, on Friday 10 February, 2012, 10am to 4pm.
|19 Jan 2012||
The Wiener Library is delighted to welcome Dr Alexander Korb (University of Leicester), joint winner of Category A of the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History 2011 to present his work, 'In the Shadow of the World War. Mass violence by the Ustaša against Serbs, Jews and Roma in Croatia, 1941-45'.
|14 Dec 2011||International Holocaust Archive to be available in the UK for the first time
After supporting a long campaign, SBC Director Olaf Jensen was invited to the Foreign and Commenwealth Office for the official arrival of the UK copy of the International Tracing Service (ITS) archive, to be hosted at the Wiener Library. London.
|7 Dec 2011||
Alexander Korb is giving a guest lecture at the Centre for the Study of Wider Europe at NUI Maynooth (1 pm on 07 December 2011, first floor seminar room of the Iontas Building, North Campus)
|6 Dec 2011||Provincializing WWII – non-German perpetrators during the Holocaust
Alex Korb is giving a talk at the MA-seminar, History department, National University of Ireland at Maynooth (December 6, 2-5pm)
|23 Nov 2011||
Alex Korb and Mary Vincent (Sheffield): The Spanish Falange and the Croatian Ustasha - comparative perspectives (23 November, 5:30, Stewart House, Room ST274, Chair: Christian Goeschel)
|17 Nov 2011||
Alexander Korb gave a talk on 'Croatia - The Militia State (1941–45)' at a conference on fascism in northern, east-central and south-eastern Europe at the Hugo Valentin Centre in Uppsala
|9 Nov 2011||
Richard King (University of Nottingham) gave a talk at the School Seminar Series, jointly organised by the Stanley Burton Centre and the Centre for American Studies
|24-27 Oct 2011||
From 24-27 October 2011 the Stanley Burton Centre hosted the Holocaust Awareness Week at the University of Leicester which included talks by Holocaust survivors Ruth David (Leicester) and Imre Rochlitz (London), and a lecture by Professor David Cesarani (Royal Holloway, London)
|22-23 Sep 2011||
'A Contextual View of Genocidal Intent'
|21 Sep 2011||Sixth Aubrey Newman Lecture
Professor William A. Schabas (University of Middlesex)
'Proving Genocidal Intent: Is it Really so Difficult?'
Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3, 17.30-18.30. The lecture is free and open to the public.
|July 2011||Antero Holmila, 'Reporting the Holocaust in the British, Swedish and Finnish Press, 1945-50'
Vol. III in the book series 'The Holocaust and its Contexts' (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).
|7 July 2011||'Germany, the ‘World Champion’ of Coming to Terms with a troubled Past?’
Olaf Jensen gave the Key Note Lecture at the 50th Anniversary of Aktion Suehnezeichen Friedensdienste (Action Reconciliation Service for Peace), Coventry Cathedral.
|6 July 2011||'“Of course, they didn’t live a moment longer” – WWII and the Holocaust in German Family Memory'
Presentation by Olaf Jensen at the Oral History Day, East Midlands Oral History Archive.
23 March 2011
|'Confronting the Holocaust'
Lecture and discussion with film director and producer Rex Bloomstein ('KZ', 2005, and others). 5.00pm, Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building. Hosted in collaboration with the Department of Criminology.
|22 March 2011||
Public lecture and seminar with Holocaust Survivor Dr Martin Stern
|2010||Oral history archive aquired
The Stanley Burton Centre has aquired the oral history archive Refugee Voices from the Association for Jewish Refugees (AJR, London), containing 150 audio-visual interviews with former refugees from Nazi Germany now living in Britain (Licensed by kind permission of the Association of Jewish Refugees).
Call for support and donation.
|25 June 2009||'The Universal Hero: Raoul Wallenberg', public talk by Tanja Schult (Stockholm University)
Presentation of the book series 'The Holocaust and its Contexts' and introduction to lecture by Olaf Jensen, Wiener Library, London.
|18 June 2009||‘The Historical Importance of Oral Testimony’
Invited paper by Olaf Jensen at the Wiener Library, London at he launch of the 'Refugee Voices Oral History Archive'.
|23 May 2009||‘One goes left to the Russians, the other goes right to the Americans’ – Family Recollections of the Holocaust in Europe'
Paper given by Olaf Jensen at the ‘Legacy of the Holocaust’ Conference, Jaggiellonian University Krakow, 23/05/2009.
|April 2009||Tanja Schult, 'A Hero's Many Faces. Raoul Wallenberg in Contemporary Monuments'
Vol. II in the book series 'The Holocaust and its Contexts' (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).
|Nov 2008||'Ordinary People as Mass Murderers. Perpetrators in Comparative Perspectives'
First volume in the new book series 'The Holocaust and its Contexts' (Palgrave Macmillan), edited by Olaf Jensen and Claus-Christian W. Szejnmann.
|27 October 2008||Notice/Tribute
The Stanley Burton Centre mourns the death of Derek Downey on 27 October 2008.
|23 August 2008||Notice/Tribute
The Stanley Burton Centre mourns the death of Audrey Burton on 23 August 2008.
|'The Holocaust and its Contexts' Book Series
The Stanley Burton Centre has launched a book series with Palgrave Macmillan.
Podcasts of Lectures on the Holocaust (external)
Christopher Browning is Frank Porter Graham Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. One of the world’s leading historian of the Holocaust, he has published very widely on all aspects of Nazi extermination policy. His most recent monograph is Origins of the Final Solution: The Evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy, September 1939-March 1942 (2004). Event Date:9 June 2009