The Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is pleased to announce it's first event for the academic year Jewish Leicester. The event is a collaboration with Leicester Hebrew Congregation and several academic centres within the University. The project hopes to uncover an interesting and rich history of Judaism within Leicester with many exciting dissertations being produced by SBC students. Please feel free to come along on: Thursday, 6th October from 7:15pm at the Leicester Hebrew Congregation, Highfield Street, Leicester, LE2 1AD
The School of Modern Languages, the Stanley Burton Centre and the Centre for Medical Humanities are organising a film screening and talk with Belgian journalist Colette Braeckman on reporting sexual violence in DRC on 4 May 2016.
This year's Holocaust Awareness Week (4-10 February) takes as its theme refugees, migration and integration. Details here http://www2.le.ac.uk/news/blog/2016-archive/february/muslim-integration-and-refugee-experiences-to-be-discussed-by-leading-historians
We welcome our new colleague Dr Svenja Bethke to the team of the SBC. Her fascinating work on legal norms in the Nazi Ghettos will inspire colleagues and students alike
This year's Holocaust commemoration (HMD) includes three events with Aubrey Newman
Alex Korb quoted in a story on why the Yasidi Genocide claim receives little Western support: The Media Line
Fransiska Louwagie and Caroline Sharples develop 'Across the Seasons - Memory matters today', a research project funded by the Toni Schiff Memorial Fund, in collaboration with CCM Theatre.
Alex Korb joined the Academic Advisory Board of the National Holocaust Centre and Museum
The SBC has joined the Association of Holocaust Organizations
John K. Cox reviewed Alexander Korb's recent book in the Slavic Review
We are very pleased to announce that the Stanley Burton Centre's director, Dr. Alexander Korb, has been promoted to the post of Senior Lecturer here at the University of Leicester's School of History. This is both a great achievement in itself, and recognition of Alex's research achievements and publishing record to date.