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Andrea Peto: “Bitter Experiences” Reconsidered: Paradigm Change in Holocaust Memorialization

A major paradigm change is happening in Holocaust memorialization that will have a major impact on European identity, our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto writes in her chapter in Practices of Memory and Knowledge Production.

The book is a collective volume is a compilation of papers given at the 22nd Workshop on the History and Memory of National Socialist Camps and Extermination Sites. It brings together research papers of nine emerging scholars from different European countries, combining perspectives on remembrance of crimes committed during World War II by National Socialists and their collaborators. Touching upon aspects of memory practices and knowledge production, the contributions focus on memorialization at former camp sites, continuities of stigmatization, and the importance of testimonies.

Learn more about the book here.