Translating Christoph Probst’s Letters

One of this year’s White Rose Project translators, Luke Cooper, talks about the experience of translating Christoph Probst’s letters. Christoph was a member of the White Rose resistance and wrote a draft of what would have been the group’s seventh pamphlet before he was arrested, tried, and executed in February 1943. Why did you want…

Translating Voices from the Past

One of this year’s White Rose Project translators, Rachel Herring, talks about the experience of translating historical sources and personal documents. Rachel studies German and History at Merton College, Oxford. As a student of History and German, the White Rose Translation Project was an incredibly exciting opportunity for me to translate original sources, and use…