“Memory studies are a fruitful site to think citizenship beyond the bounds of nation-states”

Social networks are just that – networks – webs of transmission that intersect and overlap. Memory also circulates through webs and networks, as different groups define themselves and their identities according to certain understandings of the past, understandings that can conflict with those of other groups. When versions of the recollected past are built and circulate through social media, they are supported by the likes and dislikes, the agreements and disagreements that these platforms enable.

Multidirectional Memory in focus

Interview with Michael Rothberg Cover picture: Michael Rothberg Photographed by David Wu, UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies Michael Rothberg is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature and the 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Working in the fields of Holocaust, trauma and …

About the complexity of the past

Interview with Enzo Traverso, Cornell University. The historian Enzo Traverso, a professor at the Cornell University (USA), is one of the most distinguished specialists in memory studies. In the following pages he answers a series of questions focusing on the memory of the perpetrators and their legacies, the current rise of new far-right movements and …