Category Archives: Outreach

‘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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Meet our PhD Students: Jen Arnold

In the latest in our series exploring the work of the Parkes Institute’s thriving postgraduate research community, we meet Jen Arnold. Jen began her PhD this academic year, and is working under Professor Tony Kushner, head of the Parkes Institute … Continue reading

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The Ian and Mildred Karten Memorial Lecture 2014

You are cordially invited to the 2014 Ian and Mildred Karten Memorial Lecture which will be given by Dr James Jordan. ‘Reviewing the Extermination: Dr Who, Daleks and the Changing Face of Jewish Identity’ The lecture will be chaired by … Continue reading

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F.T. Prince Poetry Workshop

F.T. Prince (1912-2003) is known to many of our alumni as a Milton scholar and a founder of the University of Southampton’s English department, where he taught until his retirement in the 1970s. Yet he is increasingly being recognised as … 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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What is Judaism? Study Day at the Parkes Institute

Following on from our previous succesful study days on ‘Lost in Translation: Jewish Cultures’ and ‘Change and Continuity: The Impact of the Holocaust’, we are pleased to announce the programme for our upcoming study day on   What is Judaism? … Continue reading

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New Jewish Studies Lifelong Learning courses 2013-14

We are excited to announce that we will be running three Lifelong Learning evening classes during the 2013-14 academic year. Our evening classes are a fantastic opportunity to find aout more about Jewish life and history and the interaction of different … Continue reading

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