Dislocation, Memory, and Childhood Explored at Cotsen Library Conference

Posted on October 26, 2011

The focus was on how World War II events dramatically altered the lives of a generation of children. Five panelists described the profound effects of dislocation on European children who participated in Kindertransport and other evacuation plans. As a result of being separated from their homes, and, sometimes, their families, thousands of young Austrian, British, Canadian, French, German and Hungarian, children had to adjust to new languages and cultures.

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