The Wiener Library

The Wiener Library
29 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DP
  • Telephone 020 7636 7247
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 10am–5pm; closed Sat & Sun. Ring bell for entry.
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A Bitter Road: Britain And The Refugee Crisis Of The 1930s And 1940s

At a time when violence and upheaval in Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq and elsewhere have created an upsurge in the number of refugees, many look to historical examples for potential continuities and solutions. Conflict and war, political, religious and ethnic persecution have always caused the displacement of…

…and 17 more dates until 17 Feb

Book launch: Women In The Holocaust: A Feminist History

Dr Zoë Waxman from the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, launches her most recent book which explores the importance of gender roles during the holocaust.

From Kishinev To Kishinev To Kishinev

From Kishinev to Kishinev to Kishinev - a talk by Paul Shapiro, Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Office of International Affairs, author of The Kishinev Ghetto, 1941-1942: A Documentary History of the Holocaust in Romania's Contested Borderlands (2015). This presentation will place the creation and…

Tue 14 Feb

Free / 020 7636 7247

The Orchestras Of Auschwitz

A talk about the opera-ballet production about Jewish musicians imprisoned in Auschwitz-Birkenau who were forced to play as the camp orchestra.

Watching the Moon at Night

  • 2015
  • Sweden/US
  • 90 min
  • Directed by: Joanna Helander, Bo Persson

Documentary about contemporary terrorism and anti-Semitism.

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