Essays about: "Holocaust"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the word Holocaust.

  1. 1. Horror, Hope, and the Promise of “Never Again”: A Cultural Analysis of Swedish Holocaust Exhibition Narratives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Nadja Felten; [2021]
    Keywords : Holocaust Education; Ethnography; Narratives; Museum Exhibition; Objects; Heritage; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on an applied cultural analysis of a Swedish Holocaust exhibition displaying artefacts brought to southern Sweden by survivors of a concentration camp. The thesis aims to analyse and question different, seemingly contradictory narratives connected to this exhibition in order to find out how and why museums and their educators tell Holocaust narratives and how they want those to be read by (young) visitors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Room for the Holocaust? : Entangled Memory Regimes and Polarized Contestation about the Greek 1940s in Thessaloniki

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Dimitrios Tziogkas; [2021]
    Keywords : Holocaust in Salonika; Greek 1940s; National Resistance; Greek Civil War; Collaboration; Second World War; Collective memory; Memory regime; Mnemonic field; Holocaust distortion;

    Abstract : The present thesis offers a new perspective on Holocaust memory in Greece by examining the ways in which divergent mnemonic representations about the Greek 1940s, as evidenced in polarized public contestation, influence the position of Holocaust in contemporary Greek collective memory. Adopting a micro-level case-study approach, the thesis focuses on the process of renaming a street in Salonika (or Thessaloniki), by examining public discourses around the issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Faith and Actions of Greta Andrén, Missionary to the Jews of Vienna, 1938-1941

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kyrko- och missionsstudier

    Author : Samuel Wenell; [2020]
    Keywords : Greta Andrén; Svenska Israelsmissionen; Microhistory; Mission History; Vienna; Holocaust; Deaconry; Carlo Ginzburg;

    Abstract : In this Master’s thesis, I conduct a micro-historical study of deaconess and missionary Greta Andrén (1909-1971) and her work for Svenska Israelsmissionen, the Swedish Israel Mission, in Vienna during the National Socialist occupation. By examining letters as well as select publications, I try to uncover her motives and how she found meaning in her work, and how this could be seen in relation to the origins of the Mission in the Swedish Low Church awakening and certain apocalypticviews on the Jews. READ MORE

  4. 4. The memory of the Holocaust as a point of state ontological (in)security : A comparative discursive analysis of the United Kingdom and Poland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Joshua Bennett; [2020]
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    Abstract : This thesis utilises the context of European Holocaust memory to test differences within the existing literature of the theory of ‘ontological security’. The differences centre on questions of identity preservation in the face of threats to a states ‘sense of self’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breaking the Silence : A Discussion of the Finnish SS-volunteers in Finland 2018-2019

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Anni Kemppainen; [2020]
    Keywords : Finnish SS Volunteers; Waffen-SS Volunteers; The Holocaust; Memory Studies; Collective Memory;

    Abstract : Since the 1960s the memory of the Finnish SS-volunteers has been seen as a special group which did not participate in the atrocities while serving in Waffen-SS. A new study about the Finnish SS-volunteers was published at the end of 2018 sparking an active discussion about the role of Finns in the Holocaust and atrocities in World War II. READ MORE