An event coming up tomorrow, 30 May 2022...

You are invited to witness the UK's first installation/dedication of a Stolperstein (‘stumbling stone’) memorial for a Holocaust victim. It will take place on Monday May 30th at 11 in the morning. This public event will take place at 3 Golden Square, Soho.

Following this, at 2pm at the Wiener Library there will be a panel discussion and Q&A session with the artist, Gunter Demnig, and several others-see below. Please RSVP using the link below. The afternoon event will be both in person and live streamed via ZOOM.

https://wienerholocaustlibrary.org/event/stolperstein-ceremony-and-panel-discussion/#

The afternoon lineup is as follows:


Toby Simpson, Wiener Library Director

Director David Barrows: soprano saxophone

Morwenna Blewett: a scholar specializing on history of painting conservation. She has spearheaded the initiative to install the Stolperstein for Ada van Dantzig

Gunter Demnig: Artist and founder of the Stolperstein project

Gaby Glassman: psychologist and psychotherapist in private practice, facilitator of second generation and intergenerational groups since the 1980s

Andy Pearce: Associate Professor in Holocaust and History Education, UCL Institute of Education, Centre for Holocaust Education

Gilly Carr: University of Cambridge, Associate Professor in Archaeology, specializing in Conflict Archaeology and Heritage Studies. She is a delegate to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.

Questions and comments from the audience

Moderator: Ruth Mandel, Professor of Anthropology, UCL. She has been carrying out ethnographic research on the Stolperstein project in Europe.

For questions, please contact: r.mandel@ucl.ac.uk

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