Forward from the Past: The Kindertransport from a Contemporary Perspective

Symposium, DHI London

This conference examines the Kindertransport to Britain 1938/1939. The four panels will focus on newly developed research, including the Kindertransport in British historiography, the Kindertransport experience after 1945; the issue of contemporary memorialization of the Kindertransport, and the Second-generation perspective of the Kindertransport. The conference will shed new insights into the 20th century Kindertransport phenomenon.

Conference organisers: The Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute, Aberystwyth University and the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, University of London.

Admission is free but places are strictly limited and must be reserved in advance by contacting the Leo Baeck Institute, London (email info(at) or phone 020 7882 5690).

For further information, please contact the Leo Baeck Institute: info(at)

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