The White Rose Resistance in Their Own Words

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The White Rose: Reading, Writing, Resistance


The White Rose Resistance in Their Own Words

  22 February 2020


   Admission free

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The White Rose Resistance in Their Own Words

In 1943 five students and a professor at the University of Munich were arrested, interrogate, tried, and executed. They were members of The White Rose (‘Die Weiße Rose’), a clandestine group who wrote and distributed leaflets calling on Germans to resist Hitler. This lecture introduces the group through their own words, using excerpts from their letters and diaries in a new English translation by undergraduate students at the University of Oxford. These texts, the majority of which have never appeared in English, speak movingly of courage and conscience. 

For more information visit the White Rose Project.


Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

 Wheelchair access

The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible


Admission free


Dr Alexandra Lloyd (University of Oxford)

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