What’s On

Current and upcoming exhibitions

Fighting Antisemitism from Dreyfus to Today

This timely exhibition explores the individuals, organisations and campaigns that have fought back against antisemitism in France, Britain and Germany over the century since the time of the Dreyfus Affair.

Rare anti-Nazi resistance pamphlets at the Library

This temporary Reading Room exhibition displays some of the Library's collections of Tarnschriften, rare anti-Nazi resistance pamphlets, that were distributed secretly throughout the Third Reich in the 1930s and 1940s.

Excavation-Confrontation-Repair? Family Histories of the Holocaust

This Reading Room exhibition draws upon historical documents in the archives of The Wiener Holocaust Library to focus on the theme of the renewal of Jewish communities after the Holocaust.

There was a time…Jewish Family Photographs Before 1939 

Family photographs have often been overlooked as historical or artistic objects in their own right. This exhibition asks visitors to reconsider their significance.   

Upcoming events

Curator’s Talk: Fighting Antisemitism from Dreyfus to Today

In this talk, Dr Barbara Warnock, curator of the Library's latest exhibition will discuss the genesis of the exhibition project, the process of curation and explore some of the key documents, photographs and artefacts on display.

Hybrid Lecture: 2021 Ernst Fraenkel Prize Winner – Franziska Exeler, Ghosts of War

In this talk, Franziska Exeler will explore the themes of her book, 'Ghosts of War: Nazi Occupation and its Aftermath in Soviet Belarus', which analyses the prosecution and punishment of Soviet citizens accused of wartime collaboration with the Nazis.

Hybrid Talk: Rebuilding Lives? Displaced Persons in the post-war period

Elise Bath, ITS Archive Team Manager at The Wiener Holocaust Library, will explore some of the documents in the Library’s collections that give an insight into the lives of Holocaust survivors in the immediate post-war period.

Book launch: Anti-Antisemitism: Countering Anti-Jewish Racism in Western Europe, 1890-2022

This new volume, edited by the Library’s Barbara Warnock and Toby Simpson and with a foreword by Rabbi Dame Julia Neuberger, is inspired by the Library’s current exhibition, Fighting Antisemitism from Dreyfus to Today.

Hybrid Book Launch – Émigré Voices: Conversations with Jewish Refugees from Germany and Austria

Join us for the launch of this new volume by Bea Lewkowicz and Anthony Grenville, who will speak at the event. The event will also feature a short film screening and live interviews with some of the children of the refugees featured in the volume.
Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
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