Alexandra Lloyd

Alexandra Lloyd

Alexandra Lloyd is a tutor and researcher in German Studies at the University of Oxford. Her main research interests are in post-1945 literature and film, particularly cultural memory, depictions of children and childhood, and intersections between literature and visual culture. Recently, she has been working on a monograph examining responses to the legacy of fascism and World War II in German-language comics. A new introduction to the White Rose resistance circle is forthcoming with Bodleian Library Publishing in 2022. As both a singer and a linguist, she is also interested in the relationship between language, translation, and music.

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  1. 35. DEFYING HITLER: THE WHITE ROSE PAMPHLETS
    35. DEFYING HITLER: THE WHITE ROSE PAMPHLETS

    The White Rose resistance circle were a group of students and a professor at the University of Munich who, in the early 1940s, secretly wrote and distributed anti-Nazi pamphlets, defying Hitler through words and ideas. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the first distribution of these pamphlets, Alexandra Lloyd, together with Rachel Herring and Amy Wilkinson, two students from the University of Oxford who worked on the recent translation of the pamphlets, will trace the journey of a group of ordinary people who did extraordinary things, in a hope-filled reminder that conscience and moral courage can lead to action that challenges injustice.

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    The Outdoor Programme daily ticket gives you access to everything on the festival's massive Outdoor Programme. The child ticket is applicable for ages 5-15; Under 5’s are free

    We have talks on the IPGL and History Hit Outdoor Stages, the Living History encampments and static displays, Speaker's Corner talks, performances from the History Tellers and others, live music, two bars, the Emporium, book shops and numerous cafes and food stalls. Anyone with an Outdoor Programme ticket can access up to twenty-five different scheduled events on any one day, so it is truly great value.

    For those wishing to experience The Trench, Sword School and Children's Creative History events, these are ticketed separately and need to be pre-booked. Rides on the Vintage Fairground are payable at the ride.

    Tickets to individual events in the Hiscox and Smith & Williamson tents also provide access to the Outdoor Programme on that particular day (1 person per ticket).

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