Author: vwalden2013

Online reading group

We welcome members to join our new online reading group, which will be focusing on new Holocaust and genocide research.

You can join here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/967722943262819/

Our first book is David Cesarani’s Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949. The book is currently available as a hardback or Kindle edition.

Next Research Forum

I’m pleased to announce that the next online research forum will be held on Tuesday December 9th at 12 noon (GMT)

After the success of April’s incredibly thought-provoking panel focusing on the Holocaust archive, this semester will combine academic and professional talks about the impact of the digital of Holocaust commemoration and archiving.

Chair: Stefanie Raunch, University of Leicester

 

1. Playing with the Holocaust: Gamification, Digital Media, and the Interactivity-Agency Spectrum

Dr Adam Brown and Dr Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Deakin University, Melbourne 

 

2. The Moving-Image and Holocaust Memory Beyond the Cinema: New Ethical Questions

Victoria Grace Walden, Queen Mary, University of London

 

3. Digital Curating at the Wiener Library, London

Jessica Green, Wiener Library

 

Full abstract are available on the research forum page.

The event will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, allowing 15 minutes for each paper and time for questions at the end. If you would like to ‘attend’ this free, online event please ensure you register by emailing v.g.walden@qmul.ac.uk with your full name, affiliation and country (with time zone). Deadline for registration is December 1st 2014. Place are limited due to the software’s capabilities. Access details will be sent in advance of the meeting and we suggest attendees test their access and set-up before the date.

The forum will be held online via digital conferencing software. You will need a microphone and web camera.