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„The Lesbians were really very cruel.“ Cogitation about Homophobia, Queers and transgressive sexuality during Holocaust

16. June 2016 19:00

How come that in over ten thousand reports of Holocaust survivors there’s not a single voice of a jewish homosexual? There where gay and lesbian jewish deportees; however they where not allowed to attest. This talk thinks of the manifested homophobia in the memory of the survivors, which is dictating until present, what is being told, collected in archives and allowed to be researched by historians and what this means to writing queer history.

Dr. Anna Hájková is Assistant Professor at University of Warwick in Great Brittain. Dr. Corinna Tomberger is a social scientist and art historian at HU Berlin. She will moderate the speech and the following discussion.