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Dissonant Memories - Fragmented Present

Exchanging Young Discourses between Israel and Germany

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How do young Israelis and Germans communicate about National Socialism and the Holocaust? In this collection of essays, authors from both societies elaborate on the past, their present and, respectively, their identity. They ponder various switches of track through German-Israeli exchange as well as social and political realities in both countries. By highlighting marginalised memories such as Palestinian and migrant ones, they challenge monolithic national memory discourses. Altogether, a transnational memory discourse emerges -- albeit a dissonant and highly subjective one, truthfully reflecting some of the fragmentations that actually exist in both societies.

Author Biography

Charlotte Misselwitz is freelancing for newspapers and radio stations, focussing on liminal spaces between Israel, Palestine, Russia and Germany. She works on a PhD on "Mediating the Muslim World in Western Media". Cornelia Siebeck is a historian and publicist, focussing on public memory in Germany, Israel and other places. Particularly she explores the tensions between hegemonic and subjective memory discourses.
Release date Australia
July 15th, 2009
Contributors
Edited by Charlotte Misselwitz Edited by Cornelia Siebeck
Country of Publication
Austria
Illustrations
25 b/w illus
Imprint
Transcript Verlag
Pages
232
Dimensions
150x225x17
ISBN-13
9783837612738
Product ID
4143051

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