Center for
              White Rose


The Center for White Rose Studies periodically publishes an electronic newsletter, updating scholars interested in German resistance in general or White Rose in particular, and persons otherwise interested in the topics of informed dissent in a civilized society. These newsletters appear quarterly and are sent to German, history, and Holocaust education professors across the United States, as well as in the U.K., Canada, and Australia.

We also occasionally issue press releases to the media.

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February 16, 2014: In Memoriam: Nikolay Daniel Nikolaeff-Hamazaspian. These are a few of our favorite things - people who make a difference! Remembering in Munich (how you can help get Stolpersteine in place). In Memoriam: Ruth Schwager nee Teutsch. White Rose Trip.

October 7, 2013: Last Survivor of Chełmo, by Rita Whitman Steingold. Book review: All God's Children, by Anna Schmidt. Update regarding Social History + Media: Translation widgets and Holocaust hashtags. White Rose 2014 calendar.

September 10, 2013: The relevance of German resistance to contemporary social injustice. Kim Kartinen's dad and the White Rose. Announcing The Human Face of War (2014 conference theme). How about BB15 and Rwanda for social relevance? Remembering Irmtraud Feigs. A Rosh Ha-Shanah gift for the ages.

August 8, 2013: We've solved all the world's problems! Conference report. 2013 awards. Bita Sheibani's report of visit to Munich. Thank you, thank you to everyone who made the conference possible.

July 3, 2013: Old Hate Re-Packaged (neo-Nazis acting in the name of the White Rose). Conference updates - it's almost here! The case of Johann and Anton Schmaus, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Köpenick Blood Week.

May 31, 2013: In Memoriam: Lieselotte Fürst-Ramdohr, Susanne Zeller-Hirzel, Joyce Light Heap. Gestapo interrogation transcripts on Kindle. More about the 2013 White Rose Conference.

April 10, 2013: Doing the Right Thing. More about the 2013 White Rose Conference. Financial assistance (scholarships) for the conference. Optimism because of White Rose.

March 10, 2013: Won't You Be My Friend? Stolpersteine in Munich. Update about the 2013 conference. White Rose Histories Volume I and II online (primary source materials).

October/November 2012: The dichotomy of informed dissent - idealism versus realism. The new synagogue in Ulm. Social Media Leadership Award, and what it means for you. New quarterly journal (online). Update on Joyce Light's health.

September 30, 2012: Announcing the 2013 White Rose Conference! Charter for Compassion partnership. New White Rose blogs - for you, our partners. Updates from Orenburg, Starnberg, Munich, Berlin. CSUCI's new peace pole.

August 31, 2012: Short-short newsletter.

July 31, 2012: Motivation - the rampage at the Sikh temple and informed dissent. Marc Stevens' amazing father. The Day of Protest. Publishing updates - White Rose History Volume III, and the new magazine. New logo!

June 30, 2012: Happy birthday, Eugen Grimminger! 2013 conference update. Traute Lafrenz Gestapo interrogation transcripts. Mark Schwartz and Stolpersteine. Domenic Saller and the Neudeck project. Publishing updates.

May 31, 2012: Changing the World, One Play At A Time - or, Tony Awards and the White Rose. The Visual. Humor in the Shoah. Tim Conway, parties, board matters, and Vito Volterra.

April 30, 2012: Thinking out loud. Why our Survey matters. Grants and our readers.

March 31, 2012: Serious Business. The ethics of scholarship, especially as it applies to Holocaust studies.

February 29, 2012: Loaded words (what does White Rose have to do with Occupy Wall Street?); White Rose History, Volume III; call for board members; and, developments regarding our First Annual Conference in 2013.

January 31, 2012: Encouraging developments; news from our board of directors; thank-yous; and, update regarding White Rose History, Volume III.

December 27, 2011: Revised mission statement of Center for White Rose Studies; White Rose, New Year's Eve 1942; Christoph Probst in concert; publishing list for 2012; Verlag der Jugendbewegung; year-end appeal.

November 30, 2011: Maria Lösch-Berrsche, born November 30, 1898; new project announcements; Shades of Grey; new newsletter format!; student groups - add your university or high school now.

September 23, 2011: Press release regarding White Rose Ball in London (UK) and the Holocaust Centre's Twitter drama.

June 20, 2011. June 20, 1942-June 20, 1943: The difference a year makes. We Tweet and FB! New publications: Ministerial Responsibility in Bavaria (Arthur Teutsch); Curious Affairs Between Church and State. News from our Board. Next archival acquisitions.

June 18, 2011: Press release regarding publication of Leaflets of Our Resistance, Volume II.

February 22, 2011. Egyptian White Rose - The Story of a Blogger named Abdelkareem Nabil Soliman (Kareem Amer). In Memoriam: Michael Probst. Meet Our Board. E-Books! Big picture stuff.

December 31, 2009. Writers in Exile (Sri Lankan democracy). In Memoriam: Anneliese Knoop-Graf. New publications: Leaflets of Our Resistance, Volume II; Evolution of Memory. Our documentaries, and how you can participate. Administrative updates. News from Ulm: Approval of construction of synagogue.

September 16, 2009: Humor in the White Rose. What do The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, and Inge Scholl's version of the White Rose have in common (besides era)? Excerpts from the first three drafts of our White Rose work. New Web site features. Happy birthday, Schurik and Mildred!

April 19, 2009: Make the memories count. - Sample from Chapter 60 of White Rose History, Volume 2. What we're doing.

February 22, 2009: Sugar-Coated Poison - The advent of white supremacist, racist literature (yes, in the USA) that emulates the propaganda literature of the Third Reich targeting intellectuals. Teach It! - Suggestions for incorporating the study of propaganda literature into your curriculum. New publications - Leaflets of Our Resistance, Volume I. Google Books/Amazon Kindle update. In Closing - Encouragement from the Sundance-Fulbright screening of the film The Reporter.

December 7, 2008: Perspective - Remembering what "they" went through for liberty and justice. Ignatz Bubis and Heinz Galinski, and the question of forward-looking justice. New publications - Gestapo interrogation transcripts for Kurt Huber and Falk Harnack, Manfred Eickemeyer and Eugen Grimminger, and Gisela Schertling and Katharina Schueddekopf. Teaching the hard questions - Hints for secondary school teachers regarding Holocaust education. And, why teach the Holocaust to young people?

August 13, 2008: Keeping Memory Alive - The Legacy of Angelika Probst. New publications - White Rose Travel Guide; 2007 update to White Rose History, Volume II; White Rose - Ultimate CD-ROM; Common Ground; and, Leaflets of Our Resistance. Site map announcement. Herta Probst's birthday.

May 13, 2008: New friends. Review of Ulrich Chaussy's Keine Stunde Null. Nirgends. May and June White Rose dates (1942 and 1943). New publication - 2007 update to White Rose History, Volume I, including excerpt.

March 18, 2008 press release: Angela Merkel's speech before the Israeli Knesset on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the nation of Israel (in English translation).

February 11, 2008: Announcement of new Facebook group about the White Rose. Review of Shareen Blair Brysac's book about Mildred Harnack nee Fish. New publications. Definition of short-, mid-, and long-term goals for our Center for White Rose Studies.

November 1, 2007: Trip report for September 2007 participation in White Rose conference in Orenburg, Russia. Book review (Christoph Probst). White Rose Dichotomy. Historical considerations: Can history be accurately recorded as long as eyewitnesses are alive?

October 12, 2006: Review of the Russian edition of Alexander Schmorell's Gestapo interrogation transcripts. Information about the Orenburg Charity Foundation Eurasia and Dr. Igor Khramov. Announcement of Ruth Hanna Sachs' new play entitled Abandonment.

February 20, 2006:  Review of the new Breinersdorfer/Rothemund Sophie Scholl movie. Review of release of correspondence between Sophie Scholl and Fritz Hartnagel (edited by Thomas Hartnagel).

September 30, 2005: Ha-Galil update. In memoriam: Dr. Erich Schmorell. Announcement of two new White Rose publications, along with a new White Rose seminar. Nice review by Dr. Petra Fiero of our White Rose History, Volume I in Unterrichtspraxis, the journal of the American Association of Teachers of German.

March 21, 2005: Release of White Rose History, Volume II, with general outline regarding what makes this history "different" from extant White Rose literature. Research center plans. Ha-Galil.

September 30, 2004: The "catch-up" newsletter after over a year of silence. All kinds of goodies!

February 12, 2003: Press release announcing publication of Gestapo interrogation transcripts (ZC13267 and NJ1704) in English translation.

March 31, 2002: The very first newsletter of the (at the time) newly-formed Center for White Rose Studies!

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