ANK: King's College London German Research Seminar Series and Public Online Lecture for Holocaust Memorial Day (27.01.2022)

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Dear colleagues,

You are warmly invited to a series of talks taking place at German Department at King's College London over the coming months. All events timings below are UK time. 

German Research Seminar:

26 January, 12:30pm - 2pm, online only, joining link
Hilary Potter: An Engaging Exhibition? Let’s talk about Weimar Germany & perceived historical resonances 

16 February, 4:30pm - 6pm, online only, contact for joining link
Yael Almog: Secularism and the Future of Literary Theory (joint seminar with Comparative Literature)

9 March, 5 - 6:30pm, in person and online, joining link
Tara Windsor: Creative Intellectuals, Postmigrant Politics and the German Public Sphere

23 March time: 12.30pm, in person and online, joining link
Doriane Zerka: Women as Transcultural Agents in Medieval European Literature

Research Seminar events take place either in a hybrid format or completely online. Should you wish to attend one or more of these events online, please save the date/time in your diary and attend via the links provided. You can join via your browser or via the Microsoft TEAMS software.

 

Special Online Public Lecture:

On Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January), Christopher Dillon and Katja Hoyer will discuss Nazi Germany's earliest concentration camps. What was their significance as 'schools of violence'? What patterns of perpetrator behaviour were set up before the Second World War? What place do these pre-war camps have in German memory culture? 

Speakers:

Katja Hoyer is a German-British historian and journalist. She is a Visiting Research Fellow at King's College London and the author of Blood and Iron - The Rise and Fall of the German Empire 1871-1918.  

Christopher Dillon is Senior Lecturer in Modern German History at King’s College London. He is the author of Dachau and the SS: A Schooling in Violence (2015).

Event Details:

This is a free, online public lecture, organised by King’s College London. The discussion will be hosted by Catherine Smale, Senior Lecturer at the German department at King's. There will be a Q&A at the end.

Date: 27th January 2022

Time: 6pm GMT

Please sign up to attend here (Eventbrite link). Tickets are limited.

 

If you have any questions about these events, please contact annegret.marten@kcl.ac.uk

 

Annegret Märten (she/her)
PhD Researcher (FHEA)
Department of German Studies
King’s College London

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