Warth Mills: An Untold Story

An event organised by the Insiders/Outsiders Festival with the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) as part of Refugee Week 2020.

Panellists: Rachel Pistol – Author, Internment during the Second World War

Richard Shaw – Warth Mills Project

Anna Nyburg – Author, From Leipzig to London: The Life and Work of the Émigré Artist Hellmuth Weissenborn.

Monica Bohm-Duchen – Insiders/Outsiders Festival

Internment of refugees during World War II

Milim and the Leeds Branch of the Jewish Historical Society hosted a webinar with Dr Rachel Pistol on May 4, 2020.

The talk and Q&A session offer an introduction to the policy of Second World War internment in Britain, life in the camps, and the experiences and memories of former internees.

Photos from recent book launches for 'The Jews, the Holocaust, and the Public'

Twitter Conference

War Through Other Stuff Twitter Conference 2018 on art in World War II internment. See the thread here.

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Second World War internment talk available online

Jewish Refugees in Britain: Internment of 'Enemy Aliens' During the Second World War. A talk given by Rachel Pistol in partnership with the Kitchener Descendants Group

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