Professor Aubrey Newman

Emeritus Professor of History

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Aubrey Newman has written extensively in the field of Anglo-Jewish history and particularly in the history of Provincial Jewry since the middle of the eighteenth century.

He has co-edited (together with Barbara Butler), A Sacred Memory. Lectures in Honour of Elchanan and Miriam Elkes (Leicester, 2003), and published The Holocaust. We Must Never Forget, Nor Allow It To Happen Again (London, 2002).
He has set up proposals for the Kindertransport and Bergen-Belsen projects, and is currently also engaged in a South African Jewish migration project – an analysis of the Eastern European Jews who went to South Africa between 1890 and 1914, and in research on Provincial Jewry Britain between 1740 to 1914.

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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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