Contesting the memory of the Holocaust: Loss of lived memory and the rise of the far-right populism

The 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz took place under ominous signs: There is a troubling rise in anti-Semitism and right-wing nationalists contest the memory of the Holocaust challenging its fundamental meaning for Europe’s post-War political culture.

Read the full blog post by Oliver Schmidtke who is the lead of the Jean Monnet Network European Memory Politics and the director of the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria. 

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