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Clemens N. Nathan PhD Scholarship Programme

Clemens N. Nathan PhD Scholarship Programme

AJR Chief Executive, Michael Newman, announced a ground-breaking PhD scholarship programme at a memorial seminar held in honour of AJR member Clemens N. Nathan on 4th May 2016 at the Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, London. …read more

Visit by Dame Esther Rantzen to the Kindertransport Organisation

Visit by Dame Esther Rantzen to the Kindertransport Organisation

The Kindertransport Organisation, part of The Association of Jewish Refugees, were delighted to welcome Dame Esther Rantzen DBE, to their monthly lunch where she spoke to 75 Kinder about the life of Sir Nicholas Winton, and the comparison between the current refugee crisis and their plight over 77 years ago. Members were delighted to also hear her family history, the history of Childline and her new project SIlverline to help those who are on their own and need some companionship. …read more

Sir Nicholas Winton - A Celebration

Sir Nicholas Winton - A Celebration

The memorial concert will take place on Friday 20 May at St. John's Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA at 7.30 p.m.

Please click here for more information about the concert and to book your place. …link

Holocaust-era Property Restitution

Holocaust-era Property Restitution

The AJR is pleased to pass on details of a campaign led by the World Jewish Restitution Organisation to raise awareness of the outstanding issue of Holocaust-era property restitution. …read more

Conference in memory of Eleanor Rathbone

Conference in memory of Eleanor Rathbone

Welcome to Britain? Refugees, Then and Now, in memory of Eleanor Rathbone, 1872-1946, the ‘MP for Refugees.’

An all day conference to be held on World Refugee Day, Monday 20 June 2016 at King’s College, London. Strand Campus.
9.00 am– 5.00 pm …read more

Tony Grenville at the British Academy

Tony Grenville at the British Academy

Tony Grenville’s lecture at the British Academy on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Thank-Offering to Britain Fellowship, on 10 November 2015, was filmed and can now be seen on the Academy’s Youtube channel  (click here). The text of the lecture is available on the AJR’s website (click here) and on the British Academy’s website and click here to download an edited version of the lecture from the February 2016 issue (number 27) of the British Academy Review. …link

GSI Newsletter

GSI Newsletter

Click here to read the latest Generations of the Shoah International (GSI) newsletter. …link

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

We were delighted to welcome the author and BBC Radio 4 presenter Edward Stourton as our guest speaker at our commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. …read more

AJR Journal celebrates 70th anniversary edition

AJR Journal celebrates 70th anniversary edition

It is with great pride that the Association of Jewish Refugees will be publishing the 70th anniversary edition of its monthly AJR Journal in January with a series of articles from its extensive archive. …read more