Dr Alex Lloyd to speak at the Oxford Literary Festival 2022

Dr Alex Lloyd (Fellow by Special Election in German, St Edmund Hall) will be taking part in this year’s Oxford Literary Festival on 30 March, speaking about her new book, ‘Defying Hitler: The White Rose Pamphlets’ (Bodleian Library Publishing, 2022). Find further information and book tickets here. The White Rose (‘die Weiße Rose’) resistance circle was …

Funding Success for our Graduate Committee

We are delighted to announce that our Graduate Committee has been awarded generous support from TORCH’s Critical-Thinking Communities Fund for a new project entitled ‘Rethinking Resistance’! The Critical-Thinking Community ‘Rethinking Resistance’ will investigate questions about the nature of resistance, its agents, and its place in communities of memory across different media, genres, geographical contexts, and …

White Rose Translation Project 2021-2022

Call for Student Writers and Translators  In 1943 five students and a professor at Munich University were executed. They were members of The White Rose (‘Die Weiße Rose’), a group that wrote and distributed pamphlets calling on Germans to resist Hitler. To mark the 80th anniversary of the first White Rose pamphlets, and a new publication of the …

Winners Announced! Oxford German Olympiad 2021

We are delighted to announce that the winners of this year’s Oxford German Olympiad Round 2 White Rose Project prizes have now been chosen! Congratulations to everyone who took part. The judges were extremely impressed by the submissions. The winning entries are available to view here. They will also be posted here on the White …

Translation Project 2020-2021

This year the translators of the White Rose Project have been working with the published correspondence between Sophie Scholl and Fritz Hartnagel. The students were once again drawn from across the University of Oxford: Christopher Gothard, Gemma Craig-Sharples, Alexander Fuss, Adam McMeekin, Anna Taira, Sofia Justham Bello, Helena Koch, Timothy Powell, Yannis Baur, George Newton, …