Print Workshop at the Bodleian

On Friday 3 February 2023, student and academic members of the White Rose Project joined Dr Alexandra Franklin at the Bodleian Library’s Bibliographical Press. The students selected phrases from the White Rose leaflets – in German and English – and experimented with printing them using some of the historical hand-presses. Slogans included: ‘Ein Verbrechen kann …

International Translation Day

On International Translation Day 2022, we’re celebrating the work of all the White Rose Project student translators who’ve worked so hard to bring the White Rose history to audiences beyond German-speakers! Translation work with undergraduate students is at the heart of the White Rose Project. This includes translation between German and English, and ‘creative translation’, …

Creative Translations – ‘Wortwahl’ by Anna Cooper

This year, the White Rose Translation Project explored ‘creative translation’, adapting the White Rose resistance pamphlets into new works, including poetry, prose, drama, and artwork. The Oxford students’ translations are imaginative responses to, and interpretations of, real events and people as encountered in interviews and primary sources. They explore the courage and conviction of students who, eighty …

Creative Translations – ‘Lichthof’ by Lydia Ludlow

This year, instead of translating between German and English, the White Rose Translation Project explored ‘creative translation’, adapting the White Rose resistance pamphlets into new works, including poetry, prose, drama, and artwork. The Oxford students’ translations are imaginative responses to, and interpretations of, real events and people as encountered in interviews and primary sources. They explore the …

Year in Review: 2021-2022

The fourth year of the White Rose Project began in October 2021 with the launch of our new Graduate Committee. The student members of the committee – Shivani Chauhan, Ro Crawford, Ombline Damy, Cailee Davis, Stephanie Franklin, and Hannah Scheithauer – co-organised and supported the year’s events. This included helping to supervise undergraduates’ work on the …

The White Rose at the 2022 Chalke Valley History Festival

We are delighted to announce that members of the White Rose Project will be speaking at the 2022 Chalke Valley History Festival. More information is available on the Festival’s website: https://cvhf.org.uk/programme-details/talks-programme/ Dr Alex Lloyd will speak about her new book Defying Hitler – The White Rose Pamphlets alongside two student members of the project, Amy …