Att förstå det som inte går att förstå - Vittnesmål om Förintelsen bland överlevare i Sverige

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: Engelska parken New! Venue 1017, house 22
  • Lecturer: Bernt Hermele, journalist. A conversation with Rebecka Thor, researcher and critic, Södertörn University.
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  • Organiser: Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR)
  • Contact person: Jeannette Escanilla
  • Seminarium

Bernt Hermele is a journalist and author. Hermele has written several books on Jewish life and culture in Sweden, and was recognized in 2005 for the autobiographical TV documentary My Mom was murdered by a suicide bomber. He is currently working with the survivors, a podcast with interviews with the last generation of Swedish Holocaust survivors.

Rebecka Katz Thor is a doctor of aesthetics at Södertörn University. Katz Thor received his PhD in 2018 at Beyond the Witness: Holocaust Representations and the Testimony of Images. In his thesis, Katz Thor examines how films that document the Holocaust can serve as a testimony to the crime of Nazism. 

The event is followed by a mingle/post-seminar.