In order to ensure the safety of our staff and readers, we have made some temporary changes to our Wolfson Reading Room Rules and Regulations, and the services available.
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To mark this year’s Refugee Week, Edie Martin details Britain’s forgotten history of female internment during the Second World War, in turn, exploring the uniquely female experience of detention.
In honour of Refugee Week, this blog post follows the story of Peter Briess, who donated his extensive collection of family papers and photographs to the Library.
The story of the rescue of thirteen Jewish prisoners from a death march in Bavaria in April 1945.
Visit our archives for an in-depth look at our collections and to see how we collect and preserve valuable material for future generations.
We are thrilled to announce that we are launching a public campaign to build support for the digitalisation of one-third of the Library’s unique collections.
The Wiener Holocaust Library’s Director, Dr Toby Simpson, writes a statement on the current Israel-Palestine conflict.
Alan Whitehorn, emeritus professor of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada, reflects on his grandmother, an orphan of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
We are delighted that the Library is reopening to the public. The safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff are paramount so please read through the following health and […]
In this staff blog, Dr Christine Schmidt, Deputy Director and Head of Research at the Library, reflects on the prevailing power of survivor testimony.
Historian Ümit Kurt has written this article exploring the Armenian genocide and loss of sense of reality to mark the 106th anniversary of the genocide.