Essays about: "Holocaust"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the word Holocaust.

  1. 1. Faith in Elie Wiesel’s Night

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Dana Roman Blomster; [2019-05-15]
    Keywords : engelska; Elie Wiesel; Eliezer; faith; silence; death; Holocaust; fire; Night;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to examine whether the traumatic experiences that Elie Wiesel depicts in his novel, Night, led the author or any other character he encounters to lose their faith. Considering that the author describes himself and other characters in the novel as believers, one wonders how it would be possible not to lose faith after experiencing the terror of the concentration camps. READ MORE

  2. 2. The EU Memory Framework and Memory Politics of the Baltic States: from Transitional to Transnational Memory Memory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Artem Spirin; [2019]
    Keywords : European Union; EU; Baltic states; Europeanization; politics of memory; memory framework; European Studies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The research investigates the role of the European Union in establishing a common European historical memory. It assumes the comparative dimension by taking the case of politics of memory in the Baltic states. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stolpersteine: resources for development and social change? A case study in Vienna

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Nicole Mullane; [2019]
    Keywords : Stolpersteine; Stones of Remembrance; Holocaust; Memorials; Participatory processes; Communication posts; Reconciliation; Communication for development and social change; post conflict resources;

    Abstract : The Stolpersteine memorial art project commemorates individual Holocaust victims by placing small brass plates outside the last known place they freely lived or worked. To date around 70,000 of these ‘stones’ have been laid across 24 countries, making it the largest decentralised monument in the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Memorializing Babyn Yar : Politics of Memory and Commemoration of the Holocaust in Ukraine

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för samhälls- och välfärdsstudier

    Author : Galyna Kutsovska; [2019]
    Keywords : Holocaust in Ukraine; Babyn Yar; politics of memory and memorialization; collective memory; sites of memory; Europeanization of memory; politicization of memory; transnational memory; nation-building; Holodomor; OUN.;

    Abstract : Recently in the West, interest in the memory of the Holocaust considered as a commonly shared dark past has increased. In Ukraine the commemoration of the Holocaust is affected by the ongoing nation-building process, with a focus on the collective memories of the Holodomor (the Famine of 1932-1933) and the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN). READ MORE

  5. 5. Teaching the Holocaust with survivor testimonies. : Survivor testimonies and the absence of victims’ voices in Uruguayan and Argentinian syllabi and textbooks on the Holocaust.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Gianina Tamara Miguez Selayarán; [2019]
    Keywords : Holocaust; Teaching; Uruguay; Argentina; Kieran Egan; Content Analysis; Testimony;

    Abstract : The aim of this research is to analyse whether the educational materials available to teachers of history at secondary level in Uruguay and Argentina, are appropriate for the objective of  teaching the Holocaust through the emotional engagement of students with the content. More specifically, I argue that witness testimonies, when they are included in the materials and used as providers of meaning and insight, in complement to the historian narratives and not merely as decoration, have the potential to produce effective and durable learning through emotional engagement. READ MORE