Fewer and fewer eyewitnesses of the Holocaust are alive to tell their stories. At the same time, new formats of remembrance are continually emerging, driven by new forms of media usage and development, some of them being discussed controversially. histoCON wants to address this development in a community workshop and a talk with Holocaust survivor Alfred Garwood on International Holocaust Remembrance Day this Thursday.
Following the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan in August 2021, the Taliban regained control of the country. Three months on, activist Aisha Khurram and photojournalist Sebastian Backhaus will share their personal perspectives and experiences on the current situation in Afghanistan.
We are inviting you to join our virtual, international history festival from 21-22 October 2021. You can expect inputs from our community, expert talks, live music acts – and of course lots of interaction.
What role did Hungary play in the Second World War? How did the culture of Holocaust remembrance develop over time? These are the topics we are discussing with Andrea Petö, Professor at the Central European University.
Due to the pandemic we were unable to meet people from all over the world in person yet. We encountered many different views of history and memory nonetheless. Discover which places we have visited already!