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.
Hans Gal's 'Sacred Duck' and a Journey from Vienna to Edinburgh
Mon 10 Mar 2014 6.30pm - 8.00pm
This talk by Michael Haas will examine the life and work of Hans Gal and place it in the wider context of the history of music and the history of the twentieth century. Michael Haas was producer of...
Parallel Lives: The Cousins Otto and Victor Klemperer
Wed 12 Mar 2014 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Philo Bregstein will be delivering a lecture on the discovery of an unknown aspect of two of the greatest German Jewish artists from the 20th century. Orchestra conductor, Otto Klemperer and diarist,...
Book and Exhibition Launch: Four Thousand Lives
Thu 20 Mar 2014 6.30pm - 8.30pm
In November 1938 about 30,000 German Jewish men were taken to concentration camps where they were subjected to torture, starvation and arbitrary death. In Four Thousand Lives, Professor Clare...
Labour and Race in Modern German History
Thu 27 Mar 2014 - Sat 29 Mar 2014 All day
Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London and the Wiener Library
‘Race’ and ‘labour’ describe two of the great mobilising forces which shaped Germany in the modern world. This conference seeks to explore their interaction in a wide range of...
“No Stab in the Back!” Race, Labour and the National Socialist Regime under the Bombs, 1940-45
Thu 27 Mar 2014 6.30pm
Professor Richard Overy, University of Exeter
Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London and The Wiener Library for the Study of the...
Discussion Workshop: Voices of the Rwandan Genocide
Tue 8 Apr 2014 6pm - 7pm
Women for Rwanda, a London-based charity, invites you to a discussion about how the history of the Rwandan genocide is told. By examining official accounts of the genocide we adopt a...
My Story: Eric E. Murangwa
Tue 8 Apr 2014 11.30am - 12.30pm
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the Wiener Library is delighted to welcome Eric Murangwa to discuss his experiences as a survivor of the genocide. He will also speak...
From Data to Knowledge: How the European Holocaust Research Infrastracture links and opens Holocaust collections to all
Fri 11 Apr 2014 9.30am - 1.00pm
Workshop at the Wiener Library, London
We would like to invite you to a workshop about the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) at The Wiener Library on 11 April. EHRI is funded by the European Union and was launched in...
“Marks Hard To Erase”: The Rescue and Repatriation of “Absorbed” Armenian Women Survivors, 1919-1927
Fri 2 May 2014 1.00pm - 2.00pm
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 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...