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HMDT Blog: The Nazi Olympics

HMDT Blog: The Nazi Olympics

This blog was written for HMDT by Professor Kay Schiller, a historian of modern European culture and sport at Durham University. He has written extensively on German-Jewish history and the history of the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup.

HMDT Blog: Staff visit to Poland - the power of photographs

HMDT Blog: Staff visit to Poland - the power of photographs

In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the last of three blogs written by staff about their experiences on the trip.

HMDT Blog: Staff visit to Poland - visiting Auschwitz

HMDT Blog: Staff visit to Poland - visiting Auschwitz

In April 2016, a group of staff members from HMDT went on a learning trip to Poland. Over three days, they visited Kraków and the site of the Kraków Ghetto, Oświęcim and Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This is the second of three blogs written by staff about their experiences on the trip.