Event

History Seminar Series: Dr Caroline Sharples

Documenting Death: Postwar Investigations into the Fate of Adolf Hitler, 1945-56

  • Wed 27 Nov 19

    16:00 - 18:00

  • Colchester Campus

    5N.7.21

  • Event speaker

    Dr Caroline Sharples

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    History Seminar Series

  • Event organiser

    History, Department of

This History Research Seminar meets on Wednesday afternoons during term time to discuss a paper by a visiting historian or a member of our academic staff.

This week's speaker is University of Roehampton historian Dr Caroline Sharples.

Caroline specialises in modern German history, specifically memories of National Socialism and representations of the Holocaust. She has published on the resonance of war crimes trials in 1960s West Germany, as well as the remembrance of the Kindertransport within Britain. She is currently working on a major study of death, burial practices, memorials and commemorative rituals before, during and after the Third Reich.

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