Historisk-filosofiska fakulteten

"From Exoneration to Inclusion. Recent Developments in Memory Culture of the Second World War and the Holocaust in Latvia"

  • Datum: 2017-05-24 kl 14:15 16:00
  • Plats: Hugo Valentin - centrum
  • Föreläsare: Matthew Kott
  • Arrangör: The Hugo Valentin Centre
  • Kontaktperson: Goran Miljan
  • Telefon: 018-471 74 35
  • Föreläsning

Commemoration of the events of World War II loom large in multi-ethnic, post-Soviet Latvia. Different communities have often developed different narratives and separate modes of commemoration. These rituals became codified in a set of commemorations that were either ignored by the other communities, or used as an opportunity to protest the other group’s narrative.