Wednesday 24th June – Nick Barlay – Writing the Holocaust, followed by Q&A  

Following the unfortunate postponement of the very popular writing workshop, we are delighted that Second Generation author and novelist Nick Barlay has agreed to provide a presentation/masterclass on his own experience of writing about his Holocaust heritage in Scattered Ghosts, Continue reading Wednesday 24th June – Nick Barlay – Writing the Holocaust, followed by Q&A  

Tuesday 26th May – Panel Discussion – Visits to Places with Family History Connections

Originally part of the AJR’s International Forum on the Second Generation, which was cancelled in April, this discussion will now be held via Zoom. Teresa von Sommaruga, Rosemary Schonfeld and David Clark will present the talk, which looks at the Continue reading Tuesday 26th May – Panel Discussion – Visits to Places with Family History Connections

Monday 2nd March – Fictionalising the Shoah (Jewish Book Week)

The Second Generation Network is sponsoring this evening event. ‘To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.’ But despite Theodor Adorno’s dictum dramatising the Holocaust has become a trend, in both books and film. Should the Holocaust, the nadir of humanity, Continue reading Monday 2nd March – Fictionalising the Shoah (Jewish Book Week)