Daniella Doron Podcast Interview
In this podcast, Ohio State PhD Candidate Nikki Freeman interviews Daniella Doron about her forthcoming book, Young Border Crossers: Jewish Youth during the Ages of Migration, which examines the experiences of child refugees as they escaped the Holocaust, crossed the Atlantic, and learned to navigate the dynamic challenges of fostercare and begninning a new life. Further, Doron details what made her interested in this topic, some fascinating archival finds and how her work challenges the current historiography about the youth who survived the Holocaust.
Daniella Doron is a senior lecturer in history at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation at Monash University. She is the author of, among other things, Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France: Rebuilding Family and Nation, and she is currently working on a book project, Young Border Crossers: Jewish Youth during the Ages of Migration, which forms the basis of this podcast.
Nikki Freeman is a doctoral candidate in modern European history (minor fields: Eastern Europe and Russia and the history of childhood and youth). Her dissertation studies the education, care, and rehabilitation of Jewish children in Germany and Poland after the Holocaust. In 2017, she was awarded the Fulbright-Hays DDRA grant from the United States Department of Education.