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Bradford Literary Festival: Tuesday 27th June, 7-8pm

Have you dipped into your family’s past? Family trees used to be the exclusive domain of kings and queens, but thanks to the internet and the development of new scientific techniques everyone now seems to be exploring their past.

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REVIEW: The Lady

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PODCAST – We Can Find a Way: Unresolved trauma goes to the next generations. Idil Elveris in conversation with Angela Findlay

In this episode, I interviewed the Anglo-German artist Angela Findlay who with her amazing book “In My Grandfather’s Shadow” talked about her German grandfather who was a general in the German army. She described how trauma, guilt and shame gets transferred inter generationally; how to forgive parents; what needs to be done to understand trauma…

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EVENT: Nailsworth Festival– In Conversation with Tracy Spiers

Monday 22 May, 7.30pm. Egypt Mill, Nailsworth, GL6 0AE Angela Findlay grew up with unaccountable feelings of guilt colouring many aspects of her life. When her career as an artist and art therapist took her into prisons, she was amazed to feel instantly at home. How did that fit with the knowledge that her late…

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British & Irish Association for Holocaust Studies (BIAHS) Annual Online Conference on Holocaust Studies and/in Generational Perspectives, 22nd May 2023

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ARTICLE: The Big Issue, 01. May 2023 Generations on, making peace with the trauma of my past by Angela Findlay

Angela Findlay’s German grandfather was a Nazi. It took until she was 40 for her to realise the weight she carried was generational guilt. Read the full article here.

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REVIEW: The Daily Mail on the release of the paperback of In My Grandfather’s Shadow, 27.05.23

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PODCAST: HISTORY HACK: MY GRANDFATHER’S SHADOW, (10. April, 2023)

Angela Findlay joins Chris Sams and Alina Nowobilska to talk about her grandfather, a German Second World War General, and her hunt to find out more and to better understand transgenerational guilt. Click to listen on Spotify:

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REVIEW: New View, Spring 2023 In My Grandfather’s Shadow by Rowan Middleton

To accompany my article (Talking About It), an intelligent and thought-provoking Review was also published. You can read it here

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REVIEW: Anthroposophical Society in Great Britain Newsletter, Spring 2023, What has inspired you? by Sibylle Eichstaedt

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