Media coverage of "Points of Arrival: Jewish Migration to Scotland"

Press/Media: Research

Description

Dr K. Hannah Holtschneider's research covers Jewish immigration to Scotland especially in the months leading up to World War II, this is encapsulated in the research resulting from the AHRC The Jewish Lives, Scottish Spaces project which draws from first person interviews and primary sources from the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre (SJAC) repository, Mitchell library in Glasgow, the Edinburgh and Glasgow city archives and the National Library of Scotland which enables a fuller understanding of how they dealt with their recent and past experiences of antisemitism, assimilation, cultural loss, memory and the Holocaust, nationalism and belonging. 

Dr Mia Spiro and Dr Philip Alexander from the University of Glasgow are also joint researchers working on this project.

Period7 Feb 2019 → 8 Feb 2019

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleLittle girl who fled Nazi Germany to live in Edinburgh Remembered
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletEdinburgh Evening News
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/02/19
    DescriptionThe article in the Edinburgh Evening News on 2 February.

    This article explains some of the background of the five Jewish immigrants profiled in the five films.

    Dr Hannah Holtschneider is quoted, “The films offer fresh perspectives on the history of migration to these shores, its impact on individuals, the reception the people received and the contribution immigrants have made in communities".
    PersonsHannah Holtschneider
  • TitleArts News: Jewish immigrant stories told on film
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Herald
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/02/19
    DescriptionThe 8th of February 2019 article in the arts news section of The Herald included an article titled 'Jewish immigrant stories told on film', this article briefly describes the subject of the films and the background of the people being profiled.

    Dr. Hannah Holtschneider is quoted “The films offer fresh perspectives on the history of migration to these shores, its impact on individuals, the reception the people received and the contribution immigrants have made in communities.”
    Producer/AuthorPhil Miller
    PersonsHannah Holtschneider
  • TitleNew films to focus on Scotland’s Jewish immigrants
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe National
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/02/19
    DescriptionThe 8th of February 2019 article in the National included an article titled 'Five short films tell the stories of Jewish immigrants living in Scotland', this article briefly describes the subject of the films and the background of the people being profiled.

    Researchers at the Univeristy of Edinburgh are working with secondary school teachers to develop classroom resources based on the film.
    Dr. Hannah Holtschneider is quoted “The films offer fresh perspectives on the history of migration to these shores, its impact on individuals, the reception the people received and the contribution immigrants have made in communities.”
    Producer/AuthorMartin Hannan
    PersonsHannah Holtschneider
  • TitleTales of Jewish immigrants who made Scotland their home
    Media name/outletThe Scotsman
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date7/02/19
    DescriptionThis article in the Scotsman on the 7th February 2019 describes the history of the immigrants profiled in the film.

    The article covers the work done at Edinburgh University, Researchers say the project helps people gain a fuller understanding about one of Scotland’s most significant immigration stories. Researchers at Edinburgh University School of Divinity are working with secondary school teachers to develop a set of classroom resources based on the films.

    Read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/news/education/tales-of-jewish-immigrants-who-made-scotland-their-home-1-4869667

    Dr Hannah Holtschneider, of the University of Edinburgh’s School of Divinity, said: “The films offer fresh perspectives on the history of migration to these shores, its impact on individuals, the reception the people received and the contribution immigrants have made in communities.”

    Read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/news/education/tales-of-jewish-immigrants-who-made-scotland-their-home-1-4869667
    Producer/AuthorScotsman reporter
    PersonsHannah Holtschneider