Museums dedicated to Soviet political repression in Kazakhstan

Marc D√≠azResearcher and educator in human rights at the University of Barcelona‚Äôs Solidarity Foundation Cover picture: Arch of Sorrow, Alzhir Museum-Memorial complex. Picture: Marc D√≠az Planas There are currently four museums that specifically focus on political repression during Soviet times in Central Asia. One is in Uzbekistan and the other three are dotted around Kazakhstan. …

Air-raid shelters in Barcelona, the legacy of underground resistance

Ana S√°nchezJournalist and photographer, specialising in cultural communication and historical memory Cover picture:  Factory 14 shelter ¬© Ana S√°nchez From 30 March to 30 July, galleries 3 and 4 in the former La Model prison played host to the photography exhibition Barcelona‚Äôs 1,322 air-raid shelters. It is the product of a research study that made …