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…

‘Defying Hitler’ – Weston Library Lecture now available online

In June 2019, Dr Alex Lloyd gave a lecture in the Weston Library on the White Rose, focusing in particular on the leaflets and examining how the group used the written word to inspire resistance. The lecture is now available online in the Bodleian Libraries podcast series (BODcasts). You can view the lecture here.

White Rose Project receives funding for 2019-2020

Exciting news! The White Rose Project is able to continue next academic year thanks to generous funding from The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities. As a Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Dr Alex Lloyd will work with the Weiße Rose Stiftung (White Rose Foundation) in Munich. Its Chairperson, Dr Hildegard Kronawitter, provided the foreword for our…

New Book now available!

On Friday 14 June 2019, over fifty people gathered at St Edmund Hall to celebrate the launch of The White Rose: Reading, Writing, Resistance (Oxford: Taylor Institution Library, 2019). This volume includes facsimiles of the original White Rose pamphlets, transcriptions of the German texts, and new English translations by undergraduate students at the University of…

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…