Anna Bidder Research Evening at Lucy Cavendish College: "Difficult Heritage?"

On 17 February 2016, Helen Roche and Yvonne Zivkovic hosted Lucy Cavendish College’s termly Anna Bidder Research Evening, presenting two talks addressing the theme of ‘Difficult Heritage? Exploring German History and Culture in the 21st Century’.

Helen’s talk, entitled ‘Childhood under Nazism: The Challenges of Using Eyewitness Testimony‘, explored the oral history research undertaken for her current book project, The Third Reich’s Elite Schools: A History of the Napolas.

Yvonne Zivkovic’s talk was entitled ‘Beyond Leitkultur — How Eastern European Migrant Writers Negotiate Heritage and Belonging in Germany‘.