A reading list for those interested in exploring the topic further.
A critical walkthrough of an Anne Frank-themed tour of the Bergen-Belsen memorial site.
Reflections on Holocaust countermonuments, #RhodesMustFall and the potential of hyperconnective memory as resistance to the fixity of statues.
If you missed Digital Holocaust Memory’s first webinar on ‘Holocaust memory during the Covid-19 Pandemic’ you can catchup on it here.
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’.
What might we learn from this year’s online-only commemorations in terms of how we might modify or augment future events with technology?
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.
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.
This week – 15th April – was the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. Yet, unlike previous commemorations, the date was marked with online-only rather than physical events at the site. A few years ago, when I was writing my last book Cinematic Intermedialities and Contemporary Holocaust Memory, I went on a research trip to theContinue reading “75 Years Later: Digitally Commemorating the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen”
How naming this project’s social media profiles provided a ‘researchable’ moment.