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Fate Unknown Series: Workshop - Resources for Family Research

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Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

29 Russell Square

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WC1B 5DP

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The Wiener Library, the world’s oldest archive of material on the Holocaust and the Nazi era, invites you to this half-day workshop to learn more about the historical sources, evidence and methods used in tracing the paths of persecution of those impacted by the Holocaust and World War II. Part of the Library’s Fate Unknown exhibition series, the workshop will provide participants the opportunity to learn about The Wiener Library’s unique history and collections, and hear from an expert about the Library’s International Tracing Service archive, its history and how it is used to uncover the fate of those caught up in the Holocaust. The workshop will also include a talk by Jeanette R. Rosenberg OBE, a specialist on German-Jewish genealogy and Education and Outreach Officer for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain.

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10.15 Registration and coffee

10.30 – 10.45 Introduction to The Wiener Library and Fate Unknown exhibition:
Dr. Christine Schmidt, Deputy Director and Head of Research, The Wiener Library

10.45 – 11.30 Introduction to the International Tracing Service Archive with
Elise Bath, ITS Archive Researcher, The Wiener Library

11.30 – 11.45 Break

11.45 – 12:30 Tracing your Jewish Family Roots
Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE, Education and Outreach Officer, Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

In partnership with the Holocaust Research Institute, Royal Holloway, University of London.

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WC1B 5DP

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