Private lives and everyday life in Nazi Germany - workshop

Wednesday 19th November 2014 (13:30-17:00)

'Private Lives and Everyday Life in Nazi Germany' postgraduate and early career workshop open to all staff and postgraduate students, organised in cooperation with guest PhD students from the Institute of Contemporary History, Munich, as part of a collaborative project on 'Private Life in Nazi Germany'.


1.30-1.45pm Arrival and tea/coffee

1.45-3.15pm Panel 1  
Chair: Maiken Umbach

Paulina Lawniczak (University of Nottingham)
‘Making “German Homes” in the Warthegau’

Christian Packheiser (Institut für Zeitgeschichte, München)
‘Expectations and Disappointments: Soldiers of the Wehrmacht dealing with Home Leave 1939-1945’

Carlos Haas  (Institut für Zeitgeschichte, München)
‘Beside Annihilation? Aspects of Jewish Private Life in the Ghettos 1939-1944’

3.15-3.30pm Tea/coffee

3.30-5pm Panel 2
Chair: Jörg Arnold

Helen Steele (University of Leicester)
‘Compromise, Conformity and a Threat to Private Life: On Participation in the “Mutter und Kind” Evacuation Scheme’

Thomas Brodie (University of Leeds)
‘Private Faiths in a National Community: German Religiosities 1933-45’

Ian Gaffney (University of Cambridge)
‘Male Prostitutes and their Everyday Lives in Nazi Germany’

Tea and coffee will be provided. In order to ascertain numbers, please confirm your attendance by 4pm, Friday 14 November in email to:

Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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