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”

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.

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.

75 Years Later: Digitally Commemorating the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen

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”