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Nikolaus Wachsmann

Contributors

Nikolaus Wachsmann is Professor of Modern European history at Birkbeck College, and author of the prize-winning Hitler's Prisons. He worked as a researcher for Deborah Lipstadt’s solicitors, in the High Court libel action against her by Holocaust denier David Irving. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps

Prize-winning author Nikolaus Wachsmann offers an unprecedented, integrated account of the Nazi concentration camps.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

In a landmark work of history, winner of the JQ/Wingate Prize, Nikolaus Wachsmann, offers an unprecedented account of the Nazi concentration camps from their inception in 1933 through to their demise in the spring of 1945. 

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.