Holocaust Memorial Day 2017
The United Nations has designated 27th January as the international day of commemoration for victims of the Holocaust. You can use the UN website to find out more about UN resolutions and official activities, this year’s theme is How can life go on? Post holocaust memorial. The mini site for 2017 has artistic works on the theme of absence
Use the Holocaust Encyclopedia, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for more factual information, chronologies and articles on
- The USMM website also has an oral history section with pod casts and rembrance from survivors
- Yad Vashem: The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority has an extensive online library of survivor’s accounts. Its resource centre has subject based collections of articles, images and documents relating to all aspects of the Holocaust.
- The Holocaust Memorial Trust produces lesson plans. They include materials to introduce children to the history of the camps.
- Wiener Library has specialist collections relating to Genocide and the Holocaust
LSE Research resources
- LSE staff and students can use Library search to locate books and journal articles. A good example is Arad Yitzhak, Israel Gutman, and Abraham Margaloit, (1999.) Documents on the Holocaust: Selected Sources on the Destruction of the Jews of Germany and Austria, Poland, and the Soviet Union which contains over 200 translation of primary resource documents .
- Documents on British Policy Overseas contains primary source materials from the Foreign Office. These include letters and telegrams from officials concerning evidence of conditions in the German concentration camps. National Archives has other UK government documents.
- Locate journal articles using Historical Abstracts, and ISI Web of Science.