We record many of our talks at The Wiener Library. If you missed an event and would like to hear a recording, please contact the Learning department to see if a recording is available.
Film Screening: Football Rwanda, Fields of Memories (2014)
Wed 23 Apr 2014 6.30pm - 8pm
The Wiener Library is delighted to be hosting one of the first UK screenings of the 2014 documentary film ‘Football Rwanda, Fields of Memories’, directed by Francois Xavier-Destors....
Hero or War Criminal? Regent Horthy and the Destruction of Hungarian Jews
Thu 24 Apr 2014 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Dr Gábor Kádár
Two-thirds of the Hungarian Jewish community was murdered between 1941 and 1945. Every tenth victim of the Holocaust was Hungarian, and every third victim of Auschwitz-Birkenau was deported from...
The Legacy of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide: an evening of testimony and reflection.
Thu 1 May 2014 6.30pm - 8.00pm
The Wiener Library is hosting a special evening to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The event also marks the donation of a collection of audio testimonies from Rwandan...
“Marks Hard To Erase”: The Rescue and Repatriation of “Absorbed” Armenian Women Survivors, 1919-1927
Fri 2 May 2014 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Dr Rebecca Jinks, Royal Holloway
During the Armenian genocide of 1915, many thousands of women and children were kidnapped or sold from the deportation columns into Turkish, Kurdish, or Arab households, where they lived as wives,...
The Birth of the New Justice
Wed 7 May 2014 6.30pm - 8.00pm
This presentation from Mark Lewis will discuss his prizewinning book, The Birth of the New Justice, a history of international criminal courts and new international criminal laws from the...
The Exiled Nation: London Poles during the Second World War
Wed 14 May 2014 7pm - 8.30pm
The Wiener Library is pleased to be hosting an interactive workshop exploring the history of the Polish community in London during the Second World War as part of the History and Heritage Adult...
Museums at Night tour
Thu 15 May 2014 6.00pm - 7.00pm
The Wiener Library is excited to be taking part in the Museums at Night campaign for the first time. We’re offering an out of hours, free behind-the-scenes tour of the Wiener Library’s...
Through a Child's Eyes: Holocaust Literature for Young People
Thu 5 Jun 2014 4.00pm - 7.30pm
Organised in association with Facing History and Ourselves, this workshop presents an exciting opportunity for educators to investigate Holocaust literature written from a child's perspective and...
The Holocaust in Eastern Europe in the Records of the International Tracing Service Digital Archive
Mon 28 Jul 2014 - Fri 1 Aug 2014
The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and The Wiener Library are pleased to invite applications for the international research workshop, "The Holocaust...