Remembering Aktion T4
27 Jan 2020
Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability
2.30pm Talk: Finding Ivy: From Belonging and alienation and back again. Speakers: Helen Atherton and Florian Schwanninger
The story of one victim of the Aktion T4 programme. Ivy was born in the UK and in 1930 went to live in an institution in Vienna. In the summer of 1940 she was killed at Hartheim castle near Linz. Different historical material has been used to tell Ivy’s story including photographs, church records, census reports and newspapers.
3.30pm Aktion T4: A documentary film
The Aktion T4 Nazi Euthanasia programme was responsible for the murder of approximately 275,000 people with learning disabilities.
In this 30 minute documentary film, Berge Kanikanian who has Down’s syndrome, travels to Poland and Germany to visit the sites of euthanasia centres and speaks to researchers and historians.
Please note this film is not suitable for anyone under 16 years of age.
This event is free. Booking not required.
Presented by Richmond Council Holocaust Memorial Day Events
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