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Expert opinions cover Eurosceptics, Poland and South African politics

Expert opinions cover Eurosceptics, Poland and South African politics

Posted by ap507 at Feb 21, 2018 03:31 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 16 - 21 February

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Hannah Lewis MBE to recount her experiences surviving the Holocaust

Hannah Lewis MBE to recount her experiences surviving the Holocaust

Posted by ew205 at Feb 01, 2018 02:05 PM |

Public lecture taking place during Holocaust Awareness Week on Thursday 8 February

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University joins local organisations in marking Holocaust Memorial Day

University joins local organisations in marking Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted by pt91 at Jan 26, 2018 12:20 PM |

Event co-organised by Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies on 28 January at Fraser Noble Hall

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Photographs from the Lodz Ghetto during the Holocaust

Attenborough 208 - 07 Dec 2017, 04:00PM - 05:30PM

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Event to explore new insights into Jewish Holocaust survivors and their rescuers

Event to explore new insights into Jewish Holocaust survivors and their rescuers

Posted by ap507 at Nov 03, 2017 09:36 AM |

Annual Aubrey Newman Lecture to take place on Tuesday 7 November

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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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