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Jewish holocaust survivors and their rescuers are focus of Stanley Burton Centre’s annual Aubrey Newman Lecture.

Jewish holocaust survivors and their rescuers are focus of Stanley Burton Centre’s annual Aubrey Newman Lecture.

Posted by crm28 at Oct 02, 2017 02:20 PM |

The University’s Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies has announced its annual free public Aubrey Newman lecture.

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Photograph exhibition organised by students highlights liberation of Nazi camps

Photograph exhibition organised by students highlights liberation of Nazi camps

Posted by ap507 at Mar 17, 2017 10:40 AM |

Second World War exhibition organised by History students opens on Wednesday 22 March

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Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted by es328 at Jan 23, 2017 10:15 AM |

Professor Dirk Moses (Sydney) to explore the links between European colonial atrocities and the Holocaust in free public lecture on Tuesday 24 January

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Holocaust Memorial Day lecture to inaugurate new Erasmus partnership between our University and the University of Rostock

Holocaust Memorial Day lecture to inaugurate new Erasmus partnership between our University and the University of Rostock

Posted by ap507 at Jan 20, 2017 10:05 AM |

Dr Jonas Kreienbaum to explore the links between European colonial atrocities and the Holocaust in free public lecture on Tuesday 24 January

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UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad: 'The Struggle of Yazidis against IS'

UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad: 'The Struggle of Yazidis against IS'

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 28, 2016 03:50 PM |

Summary of a talk to staff, students and public by Nadia Murad, who escaped from ISIS, given on 26 November 2016

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Professor Andrew Port (Wayne State University) will give a public Leverhulme lecture on Wednesday 3 October at 6pm in Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 1, on German reactions to post-1945 genocides and refugee crises.

Dr Maria Framke from the University of Rockstock will be giving a number of research seminars, co-hosted by the School of History, Politics and International Relations Global, Colonial and Postcolonial cluster: 

Wednesday 23 May - 'India a safe haven for Jewish refugees?: Exploring the entangled web of Indian anti-fascism, anti-colonialism and humanitarian solidarity in the interwar period'.  The venue is the seminar room at 3-5 Salisbury Road, at 5pm.

Thursday 24 May  Dr Maria Framke will give a seminar on the subject of her book, titled 'Delhi-Rome-Berlin: Taraknath Das’s Engagement with Italian Fascism and German National Socialism'. The venue is in the Attenborough Tower room ATT208, at 2pm.

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