Online Resources

The Holocaust in Senegal

The persecution of the Jews during World War II by the Vichy Colonial Regime in West Africa is an unfamiliar history to many. This online exhibition will explore this history and South African visual artist, Joe Turpin’s response to it.

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Listen to the JHGC’s podcast with South African visual artist, Joe Turpin, as he discusses his extraordinary exhibition on the Holocaust in Senegal.

Listen to the JHGC’s podcast with Professor Alioune Dème from the History and Anthropology department at the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal. The podcast further unpacks this history of how the Holocaust was carried out in Senegal.