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Forward from the Past: The Kindertransport from a Contemporary Perspective

25 June 2013

The seventy-fifth anniversary of the Kindertransport – Symposium

Venue: German Historical Institute London

Conference organisers: The Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London, Aberystwyth University and the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, University of London.

This conference examines the Kindertransport to Britain 1938/1939. The four panels will focus on newly developed research, including the Kindertransport in British historiography, the Kindertransport experience after 1945; the issue of contemporary memorialization of the Kindertransport, and the Second-generation perspective of the Kindertransport The conference will shed new insights into the 20th century Kindertransport phenomenon.

Conference programme (PDF file)

Conference report (PDF file), published in: GHIL Bulletin 35 (2013), Vol 2