Category Archives: Holocaust

‘Music in the Holocaust’ at the United Nations

The Parkes Institute was recently represented at a United Nations programme on the Holocaust, organised for Yom Hashoah. Dr Shirli Gilbert, author of Music in the Holocaust, spoke at a United Nations forum on ‘Learning about the Holocaust through the Arts’ at the UN headquarters … Continue reading

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‘The Bloke who Lived Opposite Hitler’

You are cordially invited to the inaugural University of Southampton Humanities Alumni Lecture; this year the lecture will be given by Dr Edgar Feuchtwanger, alumnus and former member of staff, at 18:30 Thursday 6 February 2014. “When I started teaching … Continue reading

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Southampton Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 commemorations

Southampton Marks Holocaust Memorial Day At 6pm on January 27 2014, residents from Southampton and the region will come together with millions of others across the world to mourn the victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. Holocaust Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Registration now open for ‘Public Understanding: Exploring Representations of War and Genocide’

**REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN** Public Understanding: Exploring Representations of War and Genocide This interdisciplinary one-day conference will be held on Friday, 8 November 2013 at the Imperial War Museum London. We are delighted to welcome our distinguished keynote speaker, Professor … Continue reading

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Before Eichmann: Holocaust Exhibitions and the ‘Myth of Silence’

In a fine example of the interdisciplinary nature of Jewish Studies, on Wednesday 25 September 2013 Dr Steven Cooke (Deakin University) will be giving a talk entitled Before Eichmann: Holocaust Exhibitions and the ‘Myth of Silence’ Much recent work in … Continue reading

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Call for Papers, The Holocaust in Hungary, 70 Years On: New Perspectives

Florida Gulf Coast University Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies  THE HOLOCAUST IN HUNGARY, 70 YEARS ON: NEW PERSPECTIVES MARCH 17-18, 2014 On March 19, 1944, the Nazis marched into and occupied Hungary, precipitating one of the most intense … Continue reading

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Outreach at the Parkes Institute: Holocaust Memorial Day

In the latest in our series of posts on the Parkes Institute’s outreach activities, we explore the Parkes Institute’s involvement in Southampton’s Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day commemorations. Holocaust Memorial Day is marked on 27 January, the date on which … Continue reading

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