Upcoming events


Each year we host a series of free seminars and lectures which is open to graduates, students, staff and members of the public. Find out about our 2019-20 series on this page.

For more information about events, contact Dr Paul Moore by telephone on +44 (0)116 252 2816 or by email at pm294@le.ac.uk.

Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture

"Unaccompanied Children": The International Tracing Service's Child Search Branch, 1945-1950

Speaker: Professor Dan Stone (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Time: 5.30pm
Venue: Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3

Dissent and Displacement Public Seminar Series, 16 February – 25 March 2020

‚ÄčIn collaboration with Leicester Museums and Galleries, the School of Arts and the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies present the interdisciplinary "Dissent and Displacement" Public seminar Series, in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum Art Gallery, Leicester: Monica Petzal - Margarete Klopfleisch, Dissent and Displacement: A Modern Story (8 February - 19 April 2020)

Lived and Imagined Histories: Some Thoughts on the Work of First and Second Generation (Jewish) Visual Artists

Speaker: Monica Bohm-Duchen
Date: Sunday 16 February 2020
Time: 12 noon
Venue: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery (booking required via: Eventbrite)

Emigration, Displacement, and Art: Testimonies from the AJR Refugee Voices Archive

Speaker: Dr Bea Lewkowicz
Date: Wednesday 4 March 2020
Time: 5pm
Venue: Attenborough Film Theatre

Second Generation: A Graphic Novel on Fathers and Sons after the Holocaust

Speaker: Michel Kichka
Date: Thursday 12 March 2020
Time: 5pm
Venue: Fielding Johnson Council Room 1

Panel discussion: History and Memory of the Kindertransport - Event Postponed

Date: Wednesday 25 March 2020
Time: 5pm
Venue: Attenborough Film Theatre