“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Two members of the Association on Jewish Refugees (AJR) are profiled in a recent article regarding refugee visas to the United Kingdom during World War II.
The Imperial War Museum London is hosting the fourth international multi-disciplinary conference on current research on survivors of Nazi persecution from 4-6 January 2012.
A statue dedicated to the Kindertransport was unveiled at the Hook of Holland on 30 November 2011.
The University of Leicester Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is holding a series of three lectures and linked discussions as part of Holocaust Awareness Week from 24-27 October.
"A Sort of Wisdom: Exploring the Legacy of Primo Levi," an international conference commemorating the 25th anniversary of Primo Levi's death, will be held at Edge Hill University outside of Liverpool, England on 6-7 July 2012.
The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) of Great Britain is delighted to announce that they have made the entire back catalogue of their monthly AJR Journal, stretching back to the first edition in January 1946, available on its website at www.ajr.org.uk/pdfjournals.
Sir Andrew Burns launched the ground-breaking multimedia website, which has been developed specifically for young people with no prior knowledge of the Holocaust. The launch event at the Foreign Office took place in the run-up to Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January, and was attended by Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove.
The UK Government's Envoy on Post-Holocaust Issues, Sir Andrew Burns, has submitted a report on Holocaust education in Britain to an intergovernmental body of 27 member states and representatives of international organisations.
Jewish Refugees from Germany and Austria in Britain 1933-1970: Their Image in ‘AJR Information' (Vallentine Mitchell, 2009), by Dr Anthony Grenville, is the first history of the refugees who fled to Britain from the German-speaking lands after 1933. Its main source of material is the monthly journal of the Association of Jewish Refugees, the refugees' own organisation, which has been appearing since 1946.