White Rose Project on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight

On Friday 21 February Dr Alex Lloyd was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight. She spoke about the White Rose group and the project’s collaboration with SANSARA which took place on 22 February, the 77th anniversary of the first White Rose trials and executions. One of the White Rose group’s letters from prison…

Lunchtime Lecture at the Weston Library

The White Rose Resistance in Their Own Words On 22 February, to mark the 77th anniversary of Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl, and Christoph Probst’s execution, this lecture introduces the group through their own words, using excerpts from their letters and diaries in a new English translation by undergraduate students at the University of Oxford. These…

CONCERT: Voices of the German Resistance

We are delighted to announce ‘Voices of the German Resistance’, a concert devised in collaboration with the award-winning vocal ensemble SANSARA. Saturday 22 February 2020, 7.30pm University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford I will set off for home in a fortnight. I have realised that there is nothing more important than seeing you…

Meet the Author: Kip Wilson

On 18 March we’ll welcome Kip Wilson to Oxford! Kip will read from and discuss her award-winning Young Adult novel-in-verse ‘White Rose’! Here’s an excerpt to give you a flavour:   FEBRUARY 18, 1943 Gestapo Headquarters The cars screech to a halt, officers pull us out by the arms, haul us inside and off to separate…

Registration: March 2020 Symposium

Registration for the White Rose Symposium is open! Attendance is free thanks to a generous grant from The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH); however, places are limited. Please register here. All events will be held at St Edmund Hall and The Queen’s College, University of Oxford. The symposium is convened by the White…

A Week at the Weiße Rose Stiftung

A Week at the Weiße Rose Stiftung Dr Alex Lloyd writes about her visit to the Weiße Rose Stiftung in Munich. This year I hold a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) to support my work as part of the White Rose Project. Knowledge exchange is defined as ‘the…

Introducing the 2019 Student Translators

After the success of last year’s White Rose Translation Project we are running a similar project this year, focusing on the White Rose members’ letters and diaries. We issued a call for translators in October 2019, inviting students at the University of Oxford to apply. Applicants were asked to submit a short statement outlining why…

Call for Papers: White Rose Symposium 2020

We’re delighted to post this call for papers for our symposium in March 2020. CALL FOR PAPERS The White Rose: New Perspectives | Die Weiße Rose: Neue Perspektiven Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 March 2020, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford In 1943 five students and a professor at the University of Munich were arrested,…

Call for Student Translators 2019

The White Rose Project – Call for Translators 2019 In 1943 five students and a professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich were arrested, interrogated, tried, and executed. They were members of The White Rose (‘Die Weiße Rose’), a clandestine group who wrote and distributed pamphlets calling on Germans to resist Hitler. The White…