- Date: Wednesday 25 January 2017
- Time: 12:00 – 15:00
- Location: Grendon Lecture Theatre
- Cost: Free
This Holocaust Memorial Day event will feature a keynote talk by:
Dr. James Jordan (Southampton University)
Discussing ‘British Television and the Holocaust’
Before Dr James Jordan’s keynote talk, at 12.00 pm the MultiFaith Chaplaincy Team will convene a stone laying ceremony at the Anne Frank / Stephen Lawrence Memorial Tree, outside the main cafeteria at Park Campus.
James Jordan is a Karten Lecturer, Parkes Institute for Jewish/nonJewish Relations in English at the University of Southampton. His work draws together his considerable expertise in Holocaust studies and education, postwar Britain, museums and public history, film and television studies, history, race and racism.
This includes a project looking specifically at how the Holocaust has been reported, depicted and indeed imagined by BBC television from 1946 to 1979. He is also coeditor of Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History, an interdisciplinary journal published by Vallentine Mitchell in association with the Parkes Institute.
Dr. James Jordan’s keynote lecture will be followed by further talks and activities, including a student presentation on visiting Auschwitz and a talk by Northampton Rights and Equalities Council on their oral history project Race Act 40.
To find out more, please contact Dr Paul Jackson