British memory and representation of the Kindertransport

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European Research Institute Building, Ground Floor, Lecture Room G51
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Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Students, Teaching
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Wednesday 27th November 2013 (19:30-21:30)
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Dr Caroline Sharples

Caroline  is Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Leicester. Her research focuses on twentieth century German history, the legacy of National Socialism, British memory and representation of the Kindertransports, representations of the Holocaust and, more broadly, the relationship between history and memory. Her recent publications include West Germans and the Nazi Legacy (New York, 2012); ’Kindertransport: Terror, Trauma and Triumph’, History Today 54:3 (2004); and ‘The Kindertransport in British Historical Memory’ in Andrea Hammel and Bea Lewkowicz (eds.), The Kindertransport to Britain 1938/39: New Perspectives, the Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, University of London, volume 13 (Amsterdam, 2012)