16th–18th March – CANCELLED (until further notice) – Conference: Approaching the History of Internment: Reconsiderations of Wartime Britain and Beyond: Retrospective and contemporary examinations

We are sorry to announce that due to Covid-19 this event has been cancelled. This conference is being held to examine the policy of mass internment, introduced in the United Kingdom in May 1940, and the exceptional debate that was Continue reading 16th–18th March – CANCELLED (until further notice) – Conference: Approaching the History of Internment: Reconsiderations of Wartime Britain and Beyond: Retrospective and contemporary examinations

Tuesday 17th March – CANCELLED (until further notice) – Discussing the Holocaust with Subsequent Generations

We are sorry to announce that due to Covid-19 this event has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule both events at a later date. This Network discussion group meeting for members of the Second and Third Generations, looks at the subject of discussing the Holocaust with subsequent generations. Continue reading Tuesday 17th March – CANCELLED (until further notice) – Discussing the Holocaust with Subsequent Generations

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)

Tuesday 11th February 2020 – The Forgotten Exiles – Jewish Refugee Domestics in Britain, 1938 – 1945

Although over twice as many refugees from Nazism came to Britain on so-called Domestic Visas than via the Kindertransports, this subject has received far less attention from researchers and the media. Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton will give a fascinating talk about her research Continue reading Tuesday 11th February 2020 – The Forgotten Exiles – Jewish Refugee Domestics in Britain, 1938 – 1945