“Twenty three and a half”

Hrant Dink Site of Memory Oriol López Badell, Historian, EUROM coordinator Cover picture: Atlantis Civilization Room-Photo | Mıgırdiç Arzivyan In June 2019, Istanbul welcomed a new site of memory very close to Taksim Square, the epicentre of contemporary Turkey’s pro-democracy demonstrations. The venue, which bears the enigmatic name of “Twenty three and a half”, is …

Lipa’s commitment.

The Memorial Centre Lipa Remembers Carlota Sánchez Vidal, Historian, University of Barcelona  Cover picture: Memorial exhibition | EUROM The small village of Lipa is located in the municipality of Matulji, in the north-eastern part of the county of Primorje-Gorski Kotar, just five kilometres from the border between Croatia and Slovenia. This fact is a defining …

Book: Melancolía de izquierda. Después de las utopías.

TRAVERSO, Enzo (2019) Barcelona: Galaxia Gutenberg, pp. 415 [original title. Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory. Columbia University Press, 2016] Ricard Conesa, Historian, project officer at the EUROM Enzo Traverso (Gavi, Italia, 1957) is a well-known figure to scholars of historical memory and readers of this journal. The most recent issue of Observing Memories contains …

The transmission of memory in the struggle for justice: The silence of the others

Cinema David González, Historian, project manager at the EUROM Cover picture: El silencio de otros (2018). Directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar. Produced by El Deseo. 95’ | ©El Deseo The documentary The Silence of Others (2018) describes the personal and collective struggle in Spanish society to denounce and prosecute the crimes of the …

The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco

Nikro, Norman Saadi; Hegasy, Sonja (Eds.). Palgrave, 2017   By Tsjalling Wierdsma, Master Student on Heritage and Memory Studies, University of Amsterdam. Fellow at EUROM (2018). The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco, edited by Norman Saadi Nikro and Sonja Hegasy, is part of the larger Palgrave Studies in …

Law and Memory: Towards Legal Governance of History

Belavusau, Uladzislau; Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias (Eds.). (2017) By Tsjalling Wierdsma, Master Student on Heritage and Memory Studies, University of Amsterdam. Scholar on practice at EUROM (2018). The volume Law and Memory: Towards Legal Governance of History (2017), edited by Uladzislau Belavusau and Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias, integrates various accounts by both lawyers and non-lawyers and approaches memory laws …

Travelling memory of the Holocaust “Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away”

An exhibition that aspires to spread the history of a place as cruelly unique as Auschwitz | Picture: David González, EUROM. By David González Vázquez, Assistant professor at the Department of Applied Didactics of the University of Barcelona, project manager at EUROM September 2018, Madrid. The second extension of the Exhibition “Auschwitz: Not long ago. …

Festive Spaces, 2016

Picture: Frame of Festive Spaces.     Video and text by Kristina Norman, artist The video performance Festive Spaces (2016) was originally commissioned by Annely Porri for the exhibition Silence. Darkness. – If we know what was, do we know what will come? The show was on display at the Tallinn Art Hall in autumn …