South Africans commemorating in Poland: Making meaning through participation

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dc.contributor.author Low, Carol
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-20T08:30:59Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-20T08:30:59Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-20T08:30:59Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/4855
dc.description.abstract This research report focuses on the issues for participation in public memory projects, in the light of counter-monument critiques of audiences being ‘rendered passive’. Interviews with people who went on the 2005 March of the Living tour to Holocaust sites in Poland and then to Israel have been analysed in terms of themes and processes of meaningmaking. The written text of some of the material provided to them is also analysed. Meanings in the interviews notably occupied two discursive spaces that seem at odds with each other. The first was the discourse around what is a good way to memorialise – particularly when the memory is one of such enormity as the Holocaust. The second is the discourse around tolerance education – how do we ‘learn lessons’ from the Holocaust? The issues for heritage interpretation and tolerance education are explored. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Holocaust memory en
dc.subject Public memory and participation en
dc.subject March of the Living en
dc.subject Tolerance education en
dc.subject Heritage interpretation en
dc.subject Memory and meaning making en
dc.subject South African Jews en
dc.subject Memorialisation en
dc.subject Jewish identity en
dc.subject Human rights education en
dc.title South Africans commemorating in Poland: Making meaning through participation en
dc.type Thesis en


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