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Re-presenting the Holocaust at the Imperial War Museum

Free

James Bulgin, Head of Content at the new Holocaust Galleries at the Imperial War Museum, will discuss the underlying principles of re-presenting the Holocaust, and some of the new museological methods and interpretive techniques that they have used to create galleries fit for the 2021.

At 7.00 pm

Modern Jewish History: A Deeper Look 

Free

Professor Shirli Gilbert explores Jewish life during the turbulent middle decades of the twentieth century, from the the intensification of antisemitism in interwar Poland to the 1947 UN vote to partition Palestine.

At 6.30 pm

The Kindertransport: Contesting Memory

Free

In this talk, Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton will challenge traditional interpretations of the Kindertransport, analysing the Kindertransportees’ experiences, the motivations of caregivers, the responses of the voluntary agencies and the trauma of the parents, forced to make the impossible choice to send their children away. 

At 7.00 pm

The Second World War on Film

Free

This four-week introductory course explores various kinds of wartime filmmaking, including documentary, newsreel, drama and comedy. Through analysing key films and their associated artistic movements and cultural contexts, Dr Julia Wagner explores how contemporary attitudes were shaped and reflected by film.

At 6.30 pm

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