Essays about: "Holocaust"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the word Holocaust.

  1. 1. Agency in the Warsaw Ghetto : An Intersectional Analysis of the Daily Life, Survival, and Death of Elderly Jews

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Janika Raisch; [2022]
    Keywords : Holocaust; Genocide; Warsaw ghetto; Second World War; Nazi; Nazis; Poland; Warsaw; Jews; Polish Jews; Ghettoisation; Ghettoization; Ghetto; Ghettos; Jewish council; Jewish Self-Help; Elderly; Elderly Jews; Old age; Intersectionality; Agency;

    Abstract : In Holocaust research, the study of elderly Jews in Nazi German ghettos remains a blind spot. This thesis begins to fill the research gap by exploring the everyday life of elderly Jews and their agency under the structural conditions of the Warsaw ghetto. READ MORE

  2. 2. New Holocaust Literature: Third-Generation Identity, Memory, and the Reader in Hanna Rajs' Under Månen (2020)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Anna Hofman; [2022]
    Keywords : poetry; Holocaust literature; third generation; Jewish writing; collective memory; Hanna Rajs; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the functions of memory, collective identity, and communication of those same categories to the reader by means of the poetic form in Hanna Rajs’ poetry collection Under månen (2020). Situated or framed within a discussion on Holocaust Literature, Rajs’ poetry is considered in the light of a general historical purview of Holocaust writing, and her specific place within an authorial Jewish third-generation tradition in diaspora, specifically in Sweden and in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pandemic Politics As A Holocaust 2.0? : The Perception Of The Holocaust In Telegram-Communications Of German Covid-Protesters

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Moritz Golombek; [2022]
    Keywords : Genocide Studies; Holocaust Studies; Covid; Pandemic Politics; Conspiracy Theories; Antisemitism; Disinformation; Germany; Telegram; Dark Social; Alt-Right; Network Analysis; Narrative Analysis; Python;

    Abstract : Embedding itself in the larger discussion on protests against measures taken by governments all over the world to mitigate the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, this work concerns itself with the role of the Holocaust in narratives found in prominent Telegram channels and chat groups of German covid-protests. Building on the existing body of research, it uses the theoretical framework of New Social Movement (NSM) theory to categorise the protests in Germany. READ MORE

  4. 4. If this is a genocide: A critical discourse analysis of opening addresses at the Israeli Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014-2021

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gabriel Lindgren; [2022]
    Keywords : Israel; Holocaust; remembrance; security; discourse; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the discussion on the relation between memory and security in how Holocaust remembrance discourse affect the construction of security in Israel. By utilizing Norman Fairclough’s method of textual and discursive practice it analyzes speeches held by Israeli heads of state at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day between the years 2014-2021. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nazis’ Cultural Codes in the Weimar Republic : Decoding the German Youth Newspaper “Der Zwiespruch” from 1928 -1933

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Rebecca Bamberger; [2022]
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    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the discourse of the newspaper Der Zwiespruch from the independent German youth movement between 1928-1933. With the help of cultural code theory and discourse analysis, the terms of antisemitism, racism, Volksgemeinschaft, Reich, Raum, and Führer are analysed in the form of cultural codes in Der Zwiespruch. READ MORE