The day is recognised at the University of Sussex annually. There will be talks, lectures and a film on Wednesday the 6th of February 2019 between 1:30 pm and 5pm at the University of Sussex, Falmer site. The event is free to attend but it is essential that you book ahead to ensure you have a space on the day. Tickets from Eventbrite.

The programme will be split into sections:

SESSION 1 – 1.30pm

Professor Richard Overy ‘September 1939 and the Fate of Europe’s Jews’

Richard James Overy is a British historian who has published extensively on the history of World War II and Nazi Germany.

Chair: Liz James, Head of the School of History, Art History and Philosophy

SESSION 2 – 3.00pm

Anita Lasker-Wallfisch in conversation with Niklas Frank

Mrs Lasker-Wallfisch, one of the founders of the English Chamber Orchestra, survived Auschwitz as a member of the women’s orchestra. She has spent the past 30 years lecturing in Germany as a warning for the future.

Mrs Lasker-Wallfisch will be in conversation with Niklas Frank, whose father was Dr Hans Frank, Governor of Nazi-occupied Poland. He has completely repudiated his father and spends his time warning new generations about the future.

The two will be in conversation, chaired by Trudy Gold, Director of Holocaust Studies, Jewish Cultural Centre, London

SESSION 3 – 4.30pm

Film: Home Movie

This film has been selected for and shown in several prestigious international Jewish Film Festivals: London, Jerusalem, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, Berlin, Moscow

Following the showing of the film, director Caroline Pick will answer questions from the audience

Chair: Nicola Glucksmann, Documentary producer and Jungian analyst