For many people, a visit to the Auschwitz Museum is a highly affective and important event. The thoughts, feelings and memories created during a visit constitute an authentic experience, which museumgoers are keen to capture and remember. This is often undertaken through the use of digital devices and social media posts – but what areContinue reading “Capturing Experiential Authenticity at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum”
In December 2020, I had the honour of teaching students at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. As part of their course, we ran a competition to ask them to apply what they had learnt about computer games and the Holocaust to a proposal for a new game. This blog introduces the winning pitches.
As Holocaust Memorial Day approachces, we share some digital commemoration and e-learning resources to support remote memorialisation and education.
Despite the proclaimed successes against Holocaust denial and distortion in 2020, this blog post examines how we need to understand the phenomenon as part of wider digital cultures.