Academics, historians, and curators will gather at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to explore the phenomenon of dark tourism and its soaring popularity. The Holocaust and Nazi architecture will form the central focus of the international conference, which will consider how memorial sites such as concentration camps and the locations of mass genocide strike a balance […]
This project has gathered and made available online oral testimony from men and women who sought sanctuary in Scotland to escape the racism of Nazi-dominated Europe. Some came on the Kindertransport, others survived concentration camps.
Many made remarkable journeys to get to safety in Scotland.
There is much for you to see and hear on this site.
Listen to the voices of the survivors – their accents will tell you a lot about their journeys. There are Scottish accents, continental lilts and sometimes a mixture of both.
All the interviewees spoke about the terrible events that brought them to Scotland.