Committee Research Students

‘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 …

#WhiteRoseRealTime history Research

The White Rose in Real Time

From the 15th to 27th February 2022 the White Rose Project will again follow the events as they happened in real time through daily posts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. This year marks the 79th anniversary of the first White Rose trials. You can find the posts under the hashtag #whiteroserealtime. Why this initiative? The aim of the White Rose Project is …

Lecture/Talk publication

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 …

Students Translation

2022 White Rose Translation Project launched

On Tuesday 18 January we held our first student translation seminar of the year! Sixteen students from eleven colleges across the University of Oxford successfully applied to participate in this year’s project. This year’s students will work on translating the pamphlets into new written forms, such as poetry, song lyrics, and short prose. Students will …

Awards/Prizes Research Students

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 …

Pamphlets Students Translation writing

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 …

Committee Conference Students

Introducing our Graduate Committee

Collaboration between students and academics is at the heart of the White Rose Project. We are delighted to announce that this academic year (2021-2022) we have a new graduate committee. Our four committee members will be co-organising this year’s events and helping to supervise undergraduates’ work on the Project. Shivani Chauhan is pursuing a D.Phil. …

Awards/Prizes competition Sophie Scholl Students Work with Schools

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 …