Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassador Blog

Events and resources highlighted in the May2023 Ambassador Newsletter

Here are some events and courses that we think may be interesting to our Ambassadors over the next couple of months.

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Exhibition Talk: Write at once and in detail: the re-creation of Mimi and her family, with Marion Macalpine

The Wiener Holocaust Library, 29 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DP 16th May 2023, 6:30pm-8:00pm

Marion Macalpine, author of “Write at once and in detail: the re-creation of Mimi and her family”, will introduce the gripping story she has put together from torn up family letters sent between Vienna and England in 1930s and 40s.

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Virtual Student Revision: Democracy and Nazism – The Racial State

Wiener Holocaust Library, 17th May 2023, 4:00pm-5:00pm

This revision session, aimed at GCSE and A-Level students, will utilise sources from the Library’s unique archive to examine the Nazi’s creation of a ‘Racial State’. It will explore the radicalisation of the state; Nazi racial ideology; increasing antisemitic policies and actions as well as the treatment of Jews in the early years of war by looking at the development of ghettos and deportations.

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G2G Presents: They Left No Footprint: a personal story of memory and fear of forgetting by Diana Cook

Generation 2 Generation, 14th June 2023, 7:30pm-8:45pm

Diana Cook will tell the story of why and how her German-born mother, Margot Pogorzelski, came to England in 1939 to be a nurse, a few weeks before war broke out. She was 19 years old. Diana will also tell us what happened to Margot's mother and two brothers left behind in Germany. Her family came from Freystadt, near Breslau, now the Polish city of Wrocław.

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Chosen Issues in Holocaust History

Yad Vashem

Over 6 weeks, this course provides a broad and in-depth look at central topics relating to the history of the Holocaust. It examines the events and processes that took place during these earth-shattering years through new and thought-provoking perspectives.

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