Category Archives: Newcastle events

Children under Hitler (exhibition)

A poster exhibition on the fate and experiences of children under Hitler, ranging from child Holocaust testimonies to school essays written about the war by children from Nuremberg in 1946. The exhibition was curated by Dr Beate Müller, Newcastle University. … Continue reading

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Workshop Programme: Shared Spaces, Shared Memories, Shared Visions: Contemporary Visual Representations of the Second World War in German Cities

Venue: Newcastle University, School of Modern Languages, Research Beehive Room 2.20, 5th November 2015 PROGRAMME (registration details below) 10:00 – 10:30am:  Registration, Coffee, and Welcome 10:30 – 11:00am:  The Artwork as Countermonument: Nazi Period Commemoration and Memory in Contemporary Art Domingo … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: The Possibilities and Pitfalls of ‘Impact’

Venue of event: Location: Research Beehive 2.20, Old Library Building Time/Date: 5th November 2015, 16:00 – 17:00 In this talk, Professor Stuart Taberner (Leeds University) talks about his ongoing collaboration with the South African Holocaust and Genocide Foundation, the UK … Continue reading

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Public Talk: ‘Between Adventures and Air Raids: How Nuremberg’s School Children Remembered the Hitler Years in 1946

Given by Dr Beate Müller (Newcastle University) Venue of event: Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West, Bewick Hall, Wednesday 28 October 2015, 18.15-20.00 In 1946, Nuremberg’s schools inspector Otto Barthel had local school children write essays on their wartime … Continue reading

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Shared Spaces, Shared Memories, Shared Visions: Contemporary Visual Representations of the Second World War in German Cities

REMINDER: Call for Papers Workshop at Newcastle University 5 November 2015 To mark the 25th anniversary of the reunification of Germany and the subsequent reassessment of commemoration and memorialisation processes connected with the Nazi period, this one-day workshop will bring together experienced … Continue reading

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From Polish Resistance Herald to Humanity’s Hero: Jan Karski’s Reports on the Holocaust to the World

a lecture by Dr Beate Müller (Newcastle University) Jan Karski (1914-2000) was a Polish Catholic diplomat who acted as courier for the wartime Polish Government-in-Exile. Karski was smuggled into the Warsaw ghetto and into a concentration camp, where he became an eye-witness … Continue reading

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‘The Holocaust Memorial Museum: Sacred Secular Space’ Dr Avril Alba, University of Sydney

Northumbria University: Thursday 22 January, 3pm, Sutherland Building Boardroom 1 Avril Alba teaches and researches in the areas of Holocaust and modern Jewish history. Prior to jointing the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney in 2012, … Continue reading

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Conference Report: Screening Atrocity: Cinema, Decolonisation and the Holocaust 

[from Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies, Issue 26 February 2014, ‘Conference Reports‘] Culture Lab, Newcastle University, 10 January 2013 A Report by Hilary Clixby and Hedley Sugar-Wells, Newcastle University, UK  This one-day postgraduate workshop was sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Research seminar: Our Shocked Regard: The Politics of Genocide in The Act of Killing

The next Postcolonial Research Group seminar will be given by Dr. Simon Philpott (Politics, Newcastle University) Time: 5pm Date: Wednesday 14th May 2014 Venue:  Room 2.20, Research Beehive The Act of Killing (2012) In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Werner … Continue reading

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Report: Workshop on “Genocide Studies: Sound, Image, Archive”

The Genocide Research Group at Newcastle ran a one-day workshop entitled “Genocide Studies: Sound, Image, Archive” on Friday 8 November 2013. The event was generously funded by the School of Arts and Cultures and the School of Modern Languages at … Continue reading

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