Tag : Memorial

Remembering Storm Jameson: a forgotten feminist pioneer

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As the winter sunshine illuminates the banners on the University Union Square, proudly displaying our best and brightest alumni, including Jack Straw and Chris Pine, there is a name missing: that of Margaret Storm Jameson. Jameson was a committed suffragist and tireless campaigner against the appeasement of Hitler. During her … Read More

Vigil for Kenya university attack

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds has taken part in a worldwide vigil in memory of students killed in a terrorist attack at a Kenyan university. The memorial service was organised by the University’s East African Society to remember the 148 victims who died in an attack at Garissa University College earlier this month. Around … Read More

Leeds University Marks 70 Years Since Liberation of Auschwitz

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Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz. The day commemorates the mass murder of 1.1 million people during the World War II between 1940-1945, the vast majority of whom were Jews. Three hundred Auschwitz survivors gathered at the concentration camp today in Southern Poland … Read More