Standing together: The Forum „Future of Remembrance“ 2017

Sharing one’s family history, fighting against today’s racism and discrimination and creating a pan-European culture of remembrance The third annual Forum “Future of Remembrance” was held by the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial on May 1 and May 2, 2017. 65 participants were in attendance from several European countries including Belgium,…

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The unique case of Belgian memory culture

„Now we see the bigger context.” I am a student of memorial culture, with a focus on how Germany and Russia deal with their past. I have visited many memorials of former concentration and extermination camps in Germany and Poland.  I visited the Russian Museum of the Great Patriotic War.…

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