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Engaging with the Visual History of the Holocaust Through Digital Curation: The Case of the VHH-Media Management and Search Infrastructure

Software for the past

Presentation by Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann and Ingo Zechner at the online-conference "Software for the Past (SfP) 2020", Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee

Films often serve as mediated forms of engaging with the past. However, their images have their own history which stretches beyond what they actually depict. This is particularly true for the films created by allied cameramen during and after the liberation of concentration camps and other atrocity sites. They were intended to serve as evidence of the Nazi crimes and have informed our visual memory of the Holocaust ever since.

Organisation: Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee

LBIDH-Project: Visual Histoty of the Holocaust
LBIDH-Team: Ingo Zechner


Di, 08/12/2020 - 17:30