BOOK DISCUSSION ‘The Disappearance of Josef Mengele’

With author Olivier Guez - Discussant: Nick Stargardt (Magdalen College)

This event is free and open to everyone and will be held in French and in English.
Please note that registration is required:

Olivier Guez was born in 1974. He is a French graduate of Sciences Po Strasbourg and has since become a journalist and writer. In 2017, he published his novel The Disappearance of Josef Mengele for which he won the 2017 Prix Renaudot. This biographical novel retraces the story of the Nazi officer Josef Mengele, better known as the ‘Angel of Death’ working as a doctor at Auschwitz. 
He will be in conversation with Nick Stargardt.

Nick Stargardt is Professor of History at Oxford University and is currently serving as Vice President of Magdalen College where he teaches modern European history. Starting out as a political and intellectual historian, his current research focuses on modern German history and the social and cultural history of Nazi Germany. 


This event is organised in collaboration with the Alliance Française d'Oxford and the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni.