Remembering and Forgetting - The Shoah in Germany’s Cultural Memory. Lecture by Dr. Ines Linden-Kamuf / Erinnern und Vergessen – die Shoah im kulturellen Gedächtnis Deutschlands Vortrag von Dr. Ines Linden-Kamuf


In May 2005 the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe was unveiled to the public in Berlin. Since then, not only has Germany been regarded as a role model in coming to terms with the past, but also discussions regarding its self-image have been stirring up in various political context. Today the Field of Stelae is one of the top sights in Berlin. But what does it achieve in dealing with the questions of what and how? And what are the consequences of the memory work? It is these questions and their discussions that contribute to counteracting the instrumentalization of the past and forgetting.

Organizer: German-Israeli Society, Working Group Mainz in cooperation with the State Center for Civic Education Rhineland-Palatinate
Date and time: Thursday, 3 February 2022 at 19:00 (CET)
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