This website contains information about a series of interrelated research projects on Holocaust memory led by staff from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures at the University of Leeds. Our research is interdisciplinary, engaged and international in its scope, and our projects are run in collaboration with a range of academic and non-academic partners, including the South African Holocaust and Genocide Foundation (pictured above and left).


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Recent Blog Posts

Undergraduate students Hermione Oldham and Mia Frank win film competion

Congratulations to Hermione Oldham and Mia Frank for winning the first Cultural Institute Short Film Prize for a film that drew on Dr Matthew Boswell Virtual Holocaust Memory research project. Click on the still below to view their winning entry. At an award ceremony on Monday 24 April, Hermione and Mia gave the following talk about the […]


Three new AHRC PhD studentships offered through ‘The Future of Holocaust Memory’ network

A new network on ‘The Future of Holocaust Memory’ is offering three fully-funded PhD studentships (fees and maintenance) through the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH), the consortium that oversees the allocation of AHRC funding for postgraduate research in the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The studentships will focus on the […]


Holocaust film workshop

Tuesday 25 April, 2-4pm Baines Wing seminar room 2.15 This workshop is open to staff, students and members of the public. It will include discussion of the following films: Laurie Slegtenhorst (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Süskind Dr Matthew Boswell (University of Leeds), Inglourious Basterds Dr Dominic Williams (University of Leeds), Son of Saul Beatrice Ivey (University […]