Topography of Violence

Jüdisches Museum, Berlin The Jewish Museum of Berlin presents an interactive visualization of anti-Semitic violence in Germany between 1930 and 1938. The visualization can be altered by the user to examine the places, the victims, the time sequence, and the perpetrators of violence. Topography of Violence site

What Happened Here in the Summer of 1940

Berlin and Annondale on the Hudson, NY In a series of six interrelated short videos of roughly 12 minutes each, author and disability activist Kenny Fries reads excerpts from his forthcoming book Stumbling over History: Disability and the Holocaust. The readings are supplemented by personal and historical photographs from his visits to the six Aktion […]

A History of Eugenics

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. This video covers the history […]

Alexandra Garbarini on Holocaust Diaries

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. Dr. Alexandra Garbarini, Professor of […]

Daniel Magilow on Holocaust Photography

USHMM, Washington DC These 20-minute video lectures feature renowned scholars from Holocaust studies and beyond. In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources. This page will be updated as more lectures are produced. Dr. Daniel Magilow, Professor […]

UCL Holocaust Education Centre: Lesson Plans and Learning Resources

Holocaust Lesson Plans and Learning Resources – UCL Holocaust Education Centre https://www.holocausteducation.org.uk/teacher-resources/materials/ Project of the Centre for Holocaust Education at UCL (University College London). Includes classroom and online materials as well as resources for subject knowledge and pedagogical guidance. Designed for secondary schools but materials are useful for higher ed as well. Image: UCL Holocaust […]

Bibliography on Lesbian and Trans Women in Nazi Germany

This bibliography, compiled by Anna Hájková (Warwick), focuses on research on women persecuted as lesbians as well as transgender people by the Nazis. The aim of this bibliography is to awaken interest in the topic, especially in “legitimate history” in order to overcome the academic neglect, especially in German language historiography, to the topic. Includes […]

When Biology Became Destiny: How Historians Interpret Gender in the Holocaust

Marion Kaplan, video lecture, 45.06 minutes, “When Biology Became Destiny: How Historians Interpret Gender in the Holocaust.” Despite the explosive growth of Holocaust studies, scholars of Nazi Germany and the Shoah long neglected gender as an analytical category. It wasn’t until 1984 when the essay collection When Biology Became Destiny: Women in Weimar and Nazi […]

German History Maps, 1870-1945

Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN A collection of maps – some interactive, some are archival, others are fashioned by the author using ArcGIS. This collection is one of three. German History Maps 1870-1945 website