In this illustrated presentation Ian Vellins will examine the history of the events that night, what preceded them, and the after-affects on the Jewish populations.
Ian Vellins is a retired lawyer,immigration judge, and tax judge. He was educated at Roundhay School and Oxford University graduating with a 1st class degree in law. He subsequently practised as a solicitor in Bradford and then Leeds. He was appointed as a part-time Immigration Judge and VAT and Taxes Judge for some 20 years. On retirement he studied for an MA degree at Manchester University in Holocaust Studies under Jean-Marc Dreyfus and then for a further MA degree at Leeds University in Modern History, where his Dissertation on The Kindertransport gained a distinction.