Holocaust Memorial Day: event on campus

Candle flame

You are welcome to join an annual event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Organised by the Centre for German-Jewish Studies, the afternoon event will take place from 2pm to 5.45pm on Wednesday 5 February in the Jubilee Lecture Theatre.

Session 1 – ‘Voices from the Past and the Present: Analyzing Narratives of Persecution, Flight and Survival’

Guest speaker: Ruth Wodak, Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies, Lancaster University/University Vienna

Chair: Professor Liz James, Head of School of History, Art History and Philosophy

Session 2 – ‘Surviving the Holocaust as a child’: testimony from Hannah Lewis MBE

Guest speaker: Hannah Lewis MBE, Holocaust survivor

Chair: Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT)

Session 3 – Screening of ‘Last Folio’

Followed by Q&A with the director, Katya Krausova

Chair: Professor Ivor Gaber, Professor of Political Journalism

This event is open to all students, staff and alumni (age 16+). Please register via this page as seating is limited.


Photo by David Tomaseti via Unsplash

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