Monthly Archives: April 2017

Article on Testimony, Mediation and Authenticity (Sara Jones, University of Birmingham)

This article may be of interest to scholars of testimony. It’s just been published online and is due to come out in a forthcoming special issue of Rethinking History on authenticity. Mediated Immediacy: Constructing Authentic Testimony in Audio-Visual Media Sara Jones, University of Birmingham (UK) The article argues that the power of witnessing is intimately linked to […]

The Use of Testimony as an Educational Resource: James Griffiths and Claudia Reese (National Holocaust Centre and Museum)

The AHRC workshop on “Culture and its uses as Testimony” has addressed many burning issues in the daily work with testimony as an educational resource. The National Holocaust Centre and Museum [NHCM] welcomes the discussion of testimony in all its forms since it sees it as an opportunity to learn. Different formats of testimony can […]

Seminar at Nottingham Trent University: Astrid Erll (Frankfurt), “How memory travels: Movements of the Odyssey in 19th and 20th century memory cultures”

 

Report on Workshop 2: Methodological approaches to the use of cultural forms of testimony in understanding the past

AHRC Workshop 2: Methodological approaches to the use of cultural forms of testimony in understanding the past The second day-long workshop for the AHRC-funded network ‘Culture and its Uses as Testimony’ took place at the National Holocaust Centre and Museum (NHC) on the 8 March 2017. The topic of the workshop was the methodological approaches […]