In this presentation, Dr Angela Shapiro will outline the key features of a Scottish community-based project ‘Gathering the Voices’. The key aim of Gathering the Voices is to collect and make freely available online, the oral and videoed testimony from men and women who sought sanctuary in Scotland as a consequence of Nazi persecution. The […]
This project has gathered and made available online oral and videoed interviews from Nazi domination.
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.