2022 – A Year in Review

The Digital Holocaust Memory blog may have been quiet in 2022, but we have continued developing research involving participants in the US, Europe, Israel and Australia. Highlights Public Engagement Project lead Dr Walden was invited to be a jury member for the first ever XR History Awards and was glad to be part of theContinue reading “2022 – A Year in Review”

Capturing Experiential Authenticity at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

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”

TikTok #HolocaustChallenge

A few weeks ago on Twitter, I pondered whether there was a place for Holocaust institutions on TikTok, then posts hashtagged ‘#HolocaustChallenge’ went viral on the platform and hit international headlines. It has taken me a while to come to write something on this topic. As soon as I took some much needed leave (withContinue reading “TikTok #HolocaustChallenge”

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”