Lunchtime Lecture at the Weston Library

On Wednesday 26 June at 1pm Dr Alex Lloyd will give a lunchtime talk on the White Rose in the Weston Library Lecture Theatre: Defying Hitler: The White Rose Resistance Group In 1943 five students and a professor at the University of Munich were arrested, tried, and executed. They were members of The White Rose…

New Book Announcement

The White Rose: Reading, Writing, Resistance (Oxford: Taylor Institution Library, 2019) will be published next month. This edited volume includes facsimiles of the White Rose pamphlets and transcriptions of the German alongside a new English translation. While there are many versions of the pamphlets in English, the translations included here are the result of a…

Alex Lloyd to receive Teaching Excellence Award

Dr Alex Lloyd, who leads the White Rose Project, is to receive a Teaching Excellence Award from Oxford University’s Humanities Division. The award is made ‘in recognition of the high quality of her teaching’ and ‘the important contribution she makes to the teaching of German’. It is the direct result of her work on the White…

White Rose: Writing and Resistance

From 18 May to 7 July 2019, the exhibition ‘White Rose: Writing and Resistance’ will run in the Proscholium at the Bodleian Library. It has been co-curated by Dr Alex Lloyd and the student translators. Admission is free.

Public Talk – Access Hall Areas

On Saturday 4 May (2.30-3.15pm) Dr Alex Lloyd will give a short talk – a ‘Teddy Talk’ – on the White Rose pamphlets at St Edmund Hall’s ‘Access Hall Areas’ event. The college will be opening its doors to the wider Oxford community, showcasing the College’s ‘Hall spirit’ and the diverse day-to-day life of the members…

Printing Slogans at the Bodleian’s Press

On Thursday 7 March, Dr Alex Lloyd and some of the student translators joined Dr Alexandra Franklin at the Bodleian Library’s Bibliographical Press. The students selected phrases from the White Rose leaflets – in German and in their new English translation – and experimented with printing them using some of the historical hand-presses. Slogans included:…

White Rose at the Bodleian!

We are delighted to announce that there will be a display on the White Rose resistance leaflets at the Bodleian from May to July 2019. The display will be in the Proscholium and will be free and open to all. For more details, see the Bodleian’s website. The student translators will be involved in preparing…

The White Rose Project in the German Press

An article about the Oxford White Rose Project appeared today in Die Tagespost, a Catholic weekly newspaper in Germany. Alex Lloyd introduces the project and why it is so important: Tagesposting: Die “Weiße Rose” in Oxford – Das „White Rose Project“ verbindet Übersetzungsübungen mit wissenschaftlichen Fragestellungen und einem Ausstellungskonzept, um die “Weiße Rose” einem englischsprachigen…

The Oxford Polyglot

Recently, the White Rose Project featured in the second issue of the Oxford Polyglot – the  University of Oxford’s Modern Languages Faculty e-newsletter. This is a quarterly issue which includes articles on the wide range of research and teaching activities within the faculty and beyond. You can read the article here. The story of the…

Exhibition: The White Rose — Reading, Writing, Resistance

A full exhibition catalogue will be published in print and online, alongside a new translation of the White Rose leaflets, in an edition of the Taylorian Treasures series in June 2019. In the meantime, here is a brief overview of the exhibition. There is a good deal more to be said about the White Rose…