When digital media was still being called new media, it was often referred to also as interactive media. The suggestion was, even by those critical of this term, that what distinguished this medium from others was its interactivity even if the interactivity was somewhat illusionary. This of course paved the wave for assertions that pre-digitalContinue reading “Interactivity in Holocaust Memory”
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”
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”
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.