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The Parkes Institute

Jewish Historical Society of England (JHSE) visit to the Parkes Institute Event

11:00 - 16:00
9 October 2023
Hartley Library, University of Southampton

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Event details

A special event for Jewish Historical Society of England (JHSE) members to visit the Parkes Institute.

Please note: You must be a JHSE member to attend this event. Click here for membership information.

The Parkes Institute welcome members of the Jewish Historical Society of England (JHSE) to Southampton.


11.00: Welcome

11.15: The work of the Parkes Institute (Neil Gregor, Director of the Parkes Institute)

11.30: The Parkes Archives (Karen Robson, Head of Archives and Special Collections)11.45-1.00: Tour/display of archives/library

1.00-2.00: Lunch

2:00-4.00: Talks by members of the Parkes Institute:

  • Katie Power, 'London's New Yiddish Theatre Company, 1943-1949'
  • Maddie Walch, 'The Testimonies of the Auschwitz Sonderkommando'
  • Verity Steele, 'James Parkes and the Pioneers for Palestine'

4.00: Close

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