Dr Alex Lloyd, Director
Alex is a Fellow by Special Election in German Studies at St Edmund Hall, and Lecturer in German at Magdalen College and Trinity College, University of Oxford. She teaches German language and literature from the mid-eighteenth to the twenty-first century, translation between German and English, and film studies. Her main research interests lie in twentieth-century literature and visual culture, and her book Childhood, Memory, and the Nation: Young Lives under Nazism in Contemporary German Culture,will be published in Legenda’s Germanic Literatures series in 2020. Alex was recently awarded a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) to support a collaboration with the Munich-based Weiße Rose Stiftung (White Rose Foundation).
Die Weiße Rose Stiftung e.V. | The White Rose Foundation (Munich)
The objective of the White Rose Foundation membership association is to uphold the memory and legacy of the resistance group The White Rose against National Socialism. The foundation hosts a permanent exhibition in the DenkStätte Weiße Rose in Munich as well as travelling exhibitions, events and educational historical projects about the White Rose and their resistance against the national socialist dictatorship. It is a special concern of the Foundation to make the White Rose’s legacy meaningful in our day and time.
Student Translators, 2018-2019
While there are many versions of the pamphlets in English, the White Rose Translation Project set out to produce a new translation with two aims: first, that it should be collaborative and second, that it should be undertaken by university students. Fifteen students from ten colleges took part in the 2018-2019 White Rose Translation Project, which resulted in a new publication: The White Rose: Reading, Writing, Resistance (Oxford: Taylor Institution Library, 2019).
The White Rose Project is generously supported by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) at the University of Oxford.