Nazis at The Leys: Public school exchange programmes with the Third Reich

Guest lecture, presented to the Rotary Club of Cambridge, 7 July 2015.

During the mid-1930s, The Leys School in Cambridge embarked upon a series of Anglo-German exchange programmes, including exchanges with NPEA Naumburg, one of the Third Reich’s most prominent elite schools. The lecture sought to present these exchanges within their wider historical context.

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An article focusing on these exchange programmes has recently been published in Angermion: Yearbook for Anglo-German Literary Criticism, Intellectual History and Cultural Transfers / Jahrbuch für britisch-deutsche Kulturbeziehungen 6, 2013, pp. 101-126.