Robert Thompson Robert Thompson is a PhD student in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London. His research Liberators, Occupiers, Pastors: Christian Encounters with Holocaust Survivors in Germany 1945-1950 is funded by a Wolfson Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in the Humanities. Rob’s earlier studies were conducted at the Universities of Oxford and Southampton and his MA thesis—which told for the first time the story of British Christian army chaplains at the liberation of Bergen-Belsen—was awarded Proxime Accessit for the Royal Historical Society’s Rees Davis Prize in 2020. Rob previously worked for four years as Senior Programme Manager for the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ), the UK’s leading forum for Jewish-Christian relations, where he was responsible for CCJ’s unique Holocaust education programming for Christians and the churches. Rob’s contribution to Holocaust education and interfaith relations was recognised in 2018 with the 21 for 21 award. Rob is also a Local Preacher in the Methodist Church.