Queer History and the Holocaust

Queer History and the Holocaust

By Anna Hájková Queer victims rarely feature in the historiography of the Holocaust. One of the reasons for this neglect is that they complicate the dominant categories of analysis: we usually regard persecuted homosexuals as gentiles and Jewish victims as...

Racism – A Global History

Global History seminar Francisco Bethancourt (King’s College London) 10 March 2010 Racism – A Global History This is a guest post by Bianca Harrisskitt, one of IHR Digital’s interns from the University of Leicester.     In March 2010, Professor Francisco Bethencourt...

Children’s literature and war – two authors’ views

In a radio interview, the authors Tomi Ungerer and Judith Kerr discuss their books about the Second World War and the Holocaust and how the events influenced their writings. Ungerer briefly outlines his time during the German occupation and discusses his book Otto:...