The White Rose in Real Time on social media

From the 15th to 27th February 2021 the White Rose Project will be following the events as they happened in real time through daily posts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. This year marks the 78th anniversary of the first White Rose trials. It’s also a year when the dates and days of the week coincide. Imagine going about your normal routine on Monday, being arrested on

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THE WHITE ROSE IN REAL TIME

At around 11am on Thursday 18 February 1943 two students in Munich were arrested for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. By Monday they had been interrogated, tried, and executed along with another member of the resistance circle. Further arrests followed. From 15-27 February 2021 the White Rose Project will be following the events as they happened in real time through daily posts

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sophie scholl (1921-1943) – the oxford german olympiad 2021

Image credit: © George (Jürgen) Wittenstein / akg-images This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Sophie Scholl’s birth on 9 May 1921. Sophie (in the photograph above) was a central member of the White Rose resistance circle. She had been active in the Hitler Youth as a teenager, but she came to reject Nazism as she understood more about its

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white rose project and sansara receive university funding for podcast series

We are thrilled to announce that the White Rose Project has received a Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund Award from the University of Oxford. Dr Alex Loyd will be working with the award-winning vocal ensemble SANSARA choir and its Artistic Director, Tom Herring, to develop and produce a new podcast series: ‘Resistance – The Story of the White Rose’.

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Being Human Festival 2020 – White Rose Circle Café

The White Rose Project was delighted to be part of this year’s Being Human Festival of the Humanities. This year’s theme was ‘New Worlds’. The White Rose Project was selected to host one of the festival’s café events. Dr Karolina Watroba moderated the proceedings, and Dr Alex Lloyd gave a presentation on the White Rose circle’s resistance pamphlets. These texts

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Call for Student Translators 2020

The White Rose Project – Call for Translators 2020 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. To mark the 100th anniversary of Sophie

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Being Human Festival 2020: New Worlds

The White Rose Project is delighted to be part of this year’s Being Human Festival of the Humanities. ‘Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy, Being Human is a national forum for public engagement with humanities research. The festival highlights the ways in which

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