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'
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