The Auschwitz Sonderkommando Uprising: Piecing Together an Account

European Research Institute Building, Lecture Room G51
Monday 20 October 2014 (19:30-21:30)

Dr Charlotte Hempel

Dr Isabel Wollaston


MOSAIC, the Birmingham Society for Jewish Studies in association with the Department of Theology and Religion presents:
two lectures marking the 70th anniversary of the Auschwitz Sonderkommando uprising in Auschwitz and its aftermath.

Speaker: Dr Dominic Williams


Dominic Williams gained a PhD in Jewish Studies at the University of Leeds, and has taught at the University of Leeds, University of Reading and York St John University. He has published articles on modernist and contemporary poetry, the First World War and the Holocaust. He has co-edited (with Fabio A. Durão) Modernist Group Dynamics: The Poetics and Politics of Friendship (Cambridge Scholars, 2008) and (with Nicholas Chare) Representing Auschwitz: At the Margin of Testimony (Palgrave, 2013). Matters of Testimony: Interpreting the Scrolls of Auschwitz, co-authored with Nicholas Chare, will be published by Berghahn in 2015.

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