‘Rethinking Resistance’ – Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

We are delighted to announce this Call for Papers for a conference being organised by this year’s White Rose Project Graduate Committee! Rethinking Resistance – An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference    23-24 June 2022 | In-person and Online at the University of Oxford   Call for Papers   With the support of The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and …

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, …

Translating Sophie Scholl and Alexander Schmorell

Two of this year’s White Rose Project translators, James Cutting and Amira Ramdani, talk about the experience of translating excerpts from the letters of White Rose members Sophie Scholl and Alexander Schmorell. Why did you want to get involved in the project?  James: Inge Scholl’s Die weiß​e Rose was one of the first German books I ever …