The stories behind the pink triangle
May 6, 2022
On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia we reflect on the untold testimonies from the persecuted LGBTIQ community during the Holocaust.
Malka Bulkowstein and the Children’s Memorial
November 16, 2021
Adek Bulkowstein experienced a loss so great that he was never able to speak of it with anyone: His wife, Lila, and five-year-old daughter, Malka, were both murdered in Treblinka.
“She gave me life”: How Irena Szumska-Ingram saved her Jewish husband
November 15, 2021
In November 2009, Irena Szumska-Ingram was honoured posthumously with the Righteous Among the Nations award for saving the life of Bernard Hellreich – the man who would later become her husband.
Black lives didn’t matter: The Afro-German experience
July 2, 2020
Black lives didn’t matter: The Afro-German experience By Emeritus Professor Konrad Kwiet Afro-Germans – Germans of African descent – are among the forgotten victims of German racism and Nazi terror. …
Deena Yako’s story
February 7, 2020
Deena Yako fled Iraq with her family at the age of nine and works to support young refugees in Australia.
Mensches, movers and shakers: Dr Kerryn Phelps AM
January 17, 2020
Dr Kerryn Phelps talks about how she continues to strive for change in public policy and her advice for young, emerging leaders.
Mensches, movers and shakers: Genevieve Clay-Smith
December 27, 2019
Genevieve Clay-Smith tells us about making film industry more representative and inclusive of people with disabilities.
Mensches, movers and shakers: Melanie and Sarah Penicka-Smith
December 19, 2019
Melanie and Sarah Penicka-Smith tell us how they are creating positive change in the LGBTQI+ space.
Learn the History – Who is a Jew?
November 4, 2019
Learn the History – Who is a Jew? In order to understand the complex answer to the question ‘Who is a Jew?’, one has to look at the many sources …
Learn the History – Why did Jews not leave Germany when the Nazis came to power?
September 19, 2019
Learn the History – Why did Jews not leave Germany when the Nazis came to power? In this monthly blog series, Learn the History, our Resident Historian Emeritus Professor Konrad …
Learn the History – Defining the Holocaust
June 21, 2019
Learn the History – Defining the Holocaust In this new monthly blog series, Learn the History, our Resident Historian Emeritus Professor Konrad Kwiet will dive into aspects of Holocaust history …
What is “genocide”?
April 23, 2019
What is “genocide”? April is Genocide Awareness Month, and in recognition of this weighty time of the year, we thought it important to be aware not only of the horrific …