This week’s blog from guest contributor Lauren Cantillon asks how do the videos broaden our ideas of the ‘Holocaust survivor’ figure, while also offering a vision for creating a connective digital Holocaust memory?
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Digital Holocaust Memory – Online Discussion
On Wednesday 15th July, we invited a series of academics who work on digital Holocaust memory in different ways to discuss their research. You can see each of their presentations below: Imogen Dalziel, PhD Candidate, Royal Holloway, University of London Imogen Dalziel is in the final stages of her PhD at Royal Holloway, University ofContinue reading “Digital Holocaust Memory – Online Discussion”
Reading about Digital Holocaust Memory
A reading list for those interested in exploring the topic further.
Anne Frank Virtual Tour of Bergen-Belsen
A critical walkthrough of an Anne Frank-themed tour of the Bergen-Belsen memorial site.
Statues, Memory and the Digital
Reflections on Holocaust countermonuments, #RhodesMustFall and the potential of hyperconnective memory as resistance to the fixity of statues.
Holocaust Memory during the Covid-19 Pandemic An Online Roundtable
If you missed Digital Holocaust Memory’s first webinar on ‘Holocaust memory during the Covid-19 Pandemic’ you can catchup on it here.
Hunters – Amazon’s fictional Jewish Nazi-hunters
60 years after Mossad agents captured Adolph Eichmann and took him to Israel to stand trial, I look at the controversy about Amazon’s new series ‘Hunters’.
VE Day: Websites/ Physical Sites: 75 Years since the End of World War II
What might we learn from this year’s online-only commemorations in terms of how we might modify or augment future events with technology?
Implications of Physical Distancing for Commemoration
Following my previous blog which interrogated the significance of interactivity, virtuality and immersion to digital Holocaust memory, today, I explore another term that is often used to describe the digital – immateriality – and think about it in relation to recent commemorative events during the Covid-19 Pandemic, which of course could only take place online.
Debunking Digital Myths
Last night, I was very honoured to present some initial ideas related to my research about digital Holocaust memory for The Cape Town Holocaust and Genocide Centre. In today’s blog, I thought I would summarise some of my main arguments.