Refugee Voices deposited at Charles University, Prague
The AJR is delighted to announce that our ground-breaking Holocaust testimony archive, Refugee Voices, will be accessible at the Malach Centre for Visual History, part of the Charles University in Prague.
To mark the University's acquisition of our collection of 150 interviews with Holocaust refugees, Refugee Voices Co-Director, Dr Bea Lewkowicz, gave an address at the University as part of the Malach Centre's anniversary. Click here to read a report and see some pictures from the event http://www.mff.cuni.cz/toUTF8.en/verejnost/konalo-se/2013-01-malach3/
Information about the Malach Centre is available at ths link http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/cvhm/index-eng.html and, for Czech readers, a report on the launch event can be read on the Centre's website at http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/cvhm/
The archive, which features fully transcribed and time coded interviews, comprises interviews with Nazi victims who rebuilt their lives in Britain but who originate from across Europe. Click here to read more information about the project or visit the Refugee Voices website www.refugeevoices.co.uk
The collection is now available at several of the world's leading institutions engaged in Holocaust research and education, including the Wiener Library, Yad Vashem and the Freie Universitat Berlin as well as the Memorial de la Shoah in Paris and the Vienna Wiesenthal Centre. It is also available at certain British Universities and the German Historical Institute London.