“What is exciting is that this project deals with a subject we know almost nothing about, and it will enable us to build a new archive of material which we’re really pleased about”Dr Gideon Reuveni – Director The Centre for German Jewish Studies.
Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage is hosting a one day symposium for the Shalom Sussex – Jewish People in WWI project on 10th December 2-7pm.
This event is free to attend but tickets must be booked here.
Speakers include – Dr Gideon Reuveni – Director of the Centre for German-Jewish Studies, and Professor Mark Connelly a specialist in Jewish memorialisation post-WWI and Jewish veterans in the 1920s.
2.15pm: Shalom Sussex Project Manager introduction
2.30pm: Dr Gideon Reuveni – Director of the Centre for German-Jewish Studies discusses his new co-edited book and the wider topic of The Jewish Experience of the First World War
3.30pm: Professor Mark Connelly – Director of Gateways to the First World War and specialist in Jewish memorialisation post-WWI and Jewish veterans in the 1920s
4.30pm: Shalom Sussex project findings with Dr Diana Wilkins and researchers
5.30-7pm: Drinks and light festive buffet.
The symposium takes place at Room 105, University of Brighton, 154-155 Edward St, Brighton BN2 0JG