Three postgraduate interns from the University of Leeds, Emily Paul, Maya Caspari and Ruth Daly, along with postgraduate and research assistant Emma Parker, convened in Johannesburg this June to organise an academic symposium on ‘Life Narratives and Human Rights’. The event, aimed at students, academics, teachers and artists took place at the Johannesburg Holocaust […]
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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This summer three postgraduate students from the University of Leeds completed successful internships with the South African Holocaust and Genocide Foundation (SAHGF), as part of the AHRC project ‘Mobilising Multidirectional Memory to Build More Resilient Communities in South Africa’. Maya Caspari (School of English and School of Languages, Culture and Societies), Ruth Daly (School […]
We are delighted to be co-organising two events at the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre (JHGC) on 14-15 June. Exploring the theme of ‘life narratives and human rights’, both events will feature the acclaimed South African writer and journalist Mark Gevisser, author of Lost And Found in Johannesburg: A Memoir, and Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred, […]