On 24 October 2016, Helen gave a public lecture at the Museum Tabakspeicher, Nordhausen am Harz, entitled 'Die Napola Ilfeld und andere NS-Eliteanstalten in Mitteldeutschland'.
On 21 October 2016, at the invitation of Professor Norbert Frei, Helen presented a paper entitled 'Erziehung und Entbürgerlichung' at an international symposium on 'Wie bürgerlich war der Nationalsozialismus?' ('How bourgeois was National Socialism?'), which took place at Jena University's Centre for 20th-century History.
On 14 October 2016, Helen hosted a DAAD-funded workshop on "Private perspectives on Gewalt and Herrschaft in National Socialist Germany" at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Speakers included Moritz Föllmer (University of Amsterdam) on "Power and Privacy in the Third Reich" and Janosch Steuwer (University of Zürich) on "Voting in Hitler's Consensus Dictatorship". Read more...