Aubrey Newman lecture series
The annual Aubrey Newman lecture series was initiated in 2006 to honour Professor Aubrey Newman, founder of the Stanley Burton Centre in 1992.
Warrant for Genocide? Hitler, the Holocaust and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion
3 October 2019, 5.30pm, Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building
Professor Sir Richard J. Evans, University of Cambridge
This public lecture is free and open to all.
What we do not talk about: Jewish survivors and their rescuers in Poland during the Holocaust
7 November 2017, 5.30pm, Ken Edwards - Lecture Theatre 2
Dr Joanna Beata Michlic, UCL
Why did they kill? Revisiting the Holocaust perpetrators
26 January 2015, 6.00pm-7.00pm, Henry Wellcome Building - Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre
Professor Christopher Browning, University of North Carolina
The Expressionist Ludwig Meidner: Exile, creativity and Holocaust awareness
14 May 2014, 5.30pm-6.30pm, New Walk Museum Leicester
Dr Shulamith Behr, Honorary Research Fellow, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Grey zones and good Italians: The Holocaust and national character
8 May 2013, 5.30pm, Ken Edwards - Lecture Theatre 3
Professor Robert Gordon, Cambridge
Proving genocidal intent: Is it really so difficult?
21 September 2011, 5.30pm-6.30pm, Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3
Professor William A. Schabas (University of Middlesex)
Space and memory in the Third Reich
11 May 2010
Professor Alon Confino, University of Virginia, USA
From Stockholm to Stockton - The Holocaust and/as heritage in Britain
5 May 2009
Professor Dan Stone, Royal Holloway, University of London
After-image/after-affect. The politics and aesthetic solace in the encounter with unbearable knowledge
6 May 2008
Professor Griselda Pollock, Director of the Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory, and History, University of Leeds
Berlin, 2005-1945: Back to the future?
8 May 2007
Professor Robert G. Moeller, University of California, Irvine
Perpetrators. How do ordinary people become mass murders?
8 May 2006
Professor Harald Welzer, Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Memory Research in Essen/Germany
Past Public Lectures
In addition to providing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on the Holocaust to History at Leicester, the Centre provides lectures and programmes to the community at large. Professor Newman has given public lectures as well as speaking to secondary schools and 'In-Service' programmes for teachers locally and nationally, in association with Beth Shalom (Laxton) and the Holocaust Education Trust.