A Childhood Interrupted in Libau: Interview with Holocaust Survivor George Schwab

HANNAH WILSON Hannah Wilson originates from Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. She was awarded full funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to begin her PhD research at the Department of History, Nottingham Trent University, in October 2016. Prior to this, she studied Fine Art at the University of Leeds, and undertook a Master’s … Continue reading A Childhood Interrupted in Libau: Interview with Holocaust Survivor George Schwab

Where the Trees were the Silent Witnesses…

CHRISTIN ZÜHLKE Christin Zühlke is a PhD Student at the Center for Research on Antisemitism at the Technical University Berlin, Germany. She holds an B.A. in Philosophy and German Literature and Linguistics and a M.A. in Jewish Studies and Philosophy. Her PhD project focuses on the Yiddish writings of the Sonderkommando in Auschwitz-Birkenau. She became an ELES … Continue reading Where the Trees were the Silent Witnesses…

‘Milkman’ and the Yardstick Holocaust

MICHAEL HOLDEN Michael Holden completed a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature and an MA in English Literature at the University of Sheffield, where he wrote his Master’s thesis on the depiction of Médecins Sans Frontières in the graphic novel form, alongside essays on Holocaust representation. He is currently undertaking his PhD research as … Continue reading ‘Milkman’ and the Yardstick Holocaust

‘Nobody was to be Trusted’: Women’s Holocaust Memoirs Re-Examined

ROSEANNA RAMSDEN Roseanna Ramsden is a second year doctoral candidate in the department of Arts, Design and Social Sciences at Northumbria University. In 2017 she was awarded a studentship to conduct further research into women’s experiences and representations of the Holocaust, following the work she carried out during her MA at the University of Leeds. … Continue reading ‘Nobody was to be Trusted’: Women’s Holocaust Memoirs Re-Examined

Winston Churchill and the Holocaust

DANIEL ADAMSON  Daniel Adamson is currently a postgraduate student on the MA History Education course at UCL’s Institute of Education, having graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2017. In September, he will commence study for a PhD in History at Durham University. His research project will consider portrayals of the relationship between Britain and … Continue reading Winston Churchill and the Holocaust

Unsilenced by the Written Word

KAREN TREBY-HOWARD Karen Treby-Howard is a PhD student supervised by Thomas Weber at the University of Aberdeen. Her interests are in gender historiography, feminism and, more specifically, the hidden individual experiences of women in the Second World War. Her thesis involves comparative research on how Nazi reproductive policies impacted both Jewish women and women of Lebensborn. … Continue reading Unsilenced by the Written Word

My Experience as a Volunteer at Sachenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial

MARTINA MASI Martina is a student in Berlin, currently reading History and Jewish Studies. She was born in Rome where she studied at the Artistic High School. Her goal is to work in the field of Holocaust memorials, in historical research and, above all, to spread her knowledge, born from an interest that has increased … Continue reading My Experience as a Volunteer at Sachenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial

Remembering Remembering: Germany and the TV Series ‘Holocaust’ (1979)

BILL NIVEN Bill Niven is Professor of Contemporary German History at Nottingham Trent University, England. He has published widely on Germany’s efforts to come to terms with its National Socialist past. Among his publications are the monographs Facing the Nazi Past (Routledge, 2000) and The Buchenwald Child(Camden House, 2007). Professor Niven has also spent many years studying the … Continue reading Remembering Remembering: Germany and the TV Series ‘Holocaust’ (1979)

‘Children under the Nazis’ – Exhibition, Education, Website

BEATE MÜLLER Dr Beate Müller is Reader in Modern German Studies and Director of Impact and Engagement in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. Her research focuses on representations of the Holocaust and the war. What was it like to be a child during Nazi rule, and what have children said about their … Continue reading ‘Children under the Nazis’ – Exhibition, Education, Website

The Holocaust: Comprehension, Uniqueness and Comparability

PETER MORGAN  Peter Morgan was a secondary school History teacher for 21 years and has worked in Holocaust education with the Centre for Holocaust Education at UCL and the Holocaust Educational Trust. As part of his PhD, he is currently researching British discourses about the Armenian genocide 1915-23. He is based in the School of … Continue reading The Holocaust: Comprehension, Uniqueness and Comparability