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Co-Presents and the Holocaust: Allied POWs in Auschwitz Seminar

Time:
18:00
Date:
26 November 2013
Venue:
Lecture C Avenue Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please email parkes@southampton.ac.uk .

Event details

Part of the Parkes Institute Seminar series

Up to 1500 British prisoners of war were held in a sub-camp - E715 - of the Auschwitz concentration camp complex. This paper will explore how these men represented (and changed) their stories in the postwar period, including through memoir and film and will ask why they have become recently recognised and indeed celebrated as ‘Heroes of the Holocaust'.

All welcome.

The chair for is seminar will be Dr James Jordan.

Speaker information

Professor Tony Kushner,Marcus Sieff Professor of the History of Jewish/non Jewish Relations

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