All Articles about Remembrance
The Diary Keepers
Research Fellow Nina Siegal is an Amsterdam-based New York Times journalist who has frequently covered Nazi-looted art restitution and other World War II related topics for the newspaper. She has now expanded the project into a book within the book she will publish diaries from the Holocaust time, which are telling the story of the war from multiple, but often overlapping, perspectives.
Moving Towards A More Inclusive and Future-Oriented Dutch National Commemoration.
Lisa and Lecyca researched to what extent the Dutch National Remembrance is inclusive and sustainable, and how we can use lessons from the past to guide us into a more inclusive future.
Monumental Histories: Black Archival Practice and the Interpretation of Racist Visual Culture
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Tsione Wolde-Michael is a Curator of African American Social Justice History at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. This project will engage young archaeologists, community members, and local activists to creatively address the current challenges and strategically diversify the field of heritage work.
Oy Vey Acts
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Lievnath Faber works on co-creating a Jewish hub, Oy Vey, in the city center of Amsterdam, right in the middle of the former Jewish quarter. Lievnath’s idea is to create a lasting connection between the Jewish activists and the broader activist community in The Netherlands, specifically in Amsterdam. This will create a civic revolution against populist, nationalist, and racist forces in our society who benefit from the current antagonism between these communities.
Senior Fellow Alexander Busold founded the Her.Tietz Initiative. The Her.Tietz Initiative is committed to an open handling of the Nazi history of Hertie, an active commemoration of the victims of the Shoah, and to fighting Antisemitism today.
Commemorating the Holocaust Victims of Veria, Greece
Senior Fellow Ioannis Styliandis is active in commemorating Jewish students from the Greek town of Veria who were victims of the Holocaust.
The Living Around the Dead: Re-Making Mount Moriah Visible/Audible
The Living Around the Dead is an oral history project about Mount Moriah, a cemetery in Philadelphia that has been abandoned since 2011.
Simulation Games for Teaching Human Rights and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Moldova
Senior Fellow Zachariah Falconer-Stout helped organize the creation and deployment of two simulation games on human rights and active citizenship in Moldova.
Break the Cycle
Break the Cycle is an event to raise awareness about the access to rights for those who suffered sexual violence during the war in Bosnia.
Poetry of the City
"Poetry of the City” is an art project that focuses on drawing attention to walls in public space and securing the memory of the city of Sarajevo.