As Holocaust Memorial Day approachces, we share some digital commemoration and e-learning resources to support remote memorialisation and education.
Despite the proclaimed successes against Holocaust denial and distortion in 2020, this blog post examines how we need to understand the phenomenon as part of wider digital cultures.
Our annual report on the Digital Holocaust Memory activity in 2020.
Introducing new ways to think about digital interventions, and digital futures, in Holocaust memory.
Recordings from our online discussion ‘Playing the Holocaust – Part 1’ held on Friday 20th November 2020.
Kate Marrison considers the decline of player agency in Call of Duty: WWII and how it speak to debates about Holocaust etiquette.
November 2020 saw the first online annual conference of Europeana due to the Covid pandemic. Usually, I would not be able to attend because this is the middle of term-time, but thanks to research leave and online accessibility to the event, I had the opportunity to engage with policymakers, educators, archivists, technologists, curators, researchers andContinue reading “Reflections on #Europeana2020”
For the Europeana 2020 (virtual) conference, I am really excited to be collaborating with Tessa Bouwman, an educator at the Bergen-Belsen Memorial on a workshop about dark heritage in digital spaces. As part of the workshop, we will be asking participants to share their experiences on a Padlet, so we can map how dark heritageContinue reading “‘Dark Heritage’ in Digital Spaces: Finding the Right Tone Online”
Lockdown is here again, for many of us. As museums, cultural and heritage centres close their doors again, this week’s blog reflects on what is a virtual museum, and offers various links to different experiences that you might want to ‘visit’ (in lieu of in-person trips) or share with students. What is ‘virtual’ about virtualContinue reading “Finding Virtuality in Virtual Holocaust Museums”
On Thursday 1st October, we hosted five speakers working on different Holocaust archive projects in Europe. Here are the recordings of that session.