The Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

The Stanley Burton Centre is a non-profit teaching and research centre within the School of History at the University of Leicester and it is the oldest Holocaust research centre in the UK. 

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The Stanley Burton Centre
School of History
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH
UK

T: (44+)116 252 2802

E: burtoncentre@le.ac.uk

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News in the Centre

Just published: M. Braganca and F. Louwagie (eds.), Ego-histories of France and the Second World War: Writing Vichy, Palgrave https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783319708591

Dr Fransiska Louwagie and Dr Caroline Sharples will present the results of 'Across the Seasons: Memory Matters today', a drama and research project conducted in collaboration with CCM Theatre and funded by the Toni Schiff Memorial Fund, at the AHRC-Network Conference 'Culture and its Uses as Testimony' (University of Birmingham, 11-12 April 2018) 

Dr Luca Fenoglio will give a public presentation of his book at the Italian Cultural Institute New York and a lecture based on his PhD at Columbia University.

Dr Martin Stern, has been honoured for his tireless work in the field of Holocaust education with an MBE.

Hannah Lewis will give a survivor talk in the course of Holocaust Awareness Week, on the 8th of February, 5.30-7pm, Bennett Lower Ground Floor Lecture Theatre 2

Richard Evans of the Archaeology and Ancient History department will present a research paper with the title "Anything But Genocide: The Inherent Problems of Genocide Scholarship within the Ancient World". 21 February 2018, 4:00pm (ATT206)

Josh Cohen (University of Leicester) will give a paper on his on-going PhD research with the title "Never forget? The Holocaust and left-wing anti-fascism in Britain, 1945-51". 7 March 2018, 5:00pm (ATT206)

Dr Rachel Century, formerly of Royal Holloway and now of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, will give a talk on her newly-published book, "Female Administrators of the Third Reich". 21 March 2018, 4:00pm (ATT206)

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