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Holocaust Studies in Our Societies
Holocaust Studies in Our Societies

Author(s): Dieter Pohl
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Education, History of the Holocaust, History of Antisemitism
Published by: Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien
Keywords: EHRI; Holocaust Studies;Cultural Memory;

Summary/Abstract: In his keynote to the public conference of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) in April 2019 entitled Holocaust Studies and its Social Setting [https://www.ehri-project. eu/final-conference-second-phase-ehri-project], Dieter Pohl, a longstanding member of the International Academic Advisory Board of the VWI, raised important questions on the future of Holocaust studies. After having given an overview on the origins, developments, and present state of the discipline, he elaborated on the twofold nature of Holocaust studies as both scholarly research and at the same time part of cultural memory.

  • Issue Year: 7/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 133-141
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English