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Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma with Amit Pinchevski

Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma with Amit Pinchevski

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(upbeat music) – So in my talk today, I would like to present one thread of the argument I develop in my book, “Transmitted Wounds”. And in the book, in general, I explore the relation between media and trauma and the way trauma, logic, and technology inform the conception and understanding of trauma and traumatic […]

David Irving v Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt

David Irving v Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt

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David Irving read a book by Deborah Lipstadt on Holocaust deniers and didn’t like what he read. In the book prof. Lipstadt described him as a Holocaust denier and he considered that the implication of that description was that he wasn’t a serious historian. He was right to draw that inference. He had a practice […]

San Antonio Public Library honors Holocaust victims in monthlong event

San Antonio Public Library honors Holocaust victims in monthlong event

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Nazi Book Burning

Nazi Book Burning

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Books represent humanity at its best and its worst. To burn books is simply a fundamental repression of ideas. I mean, what can a book do? And why is it so dangerous that it needs to be physically annihilated? In 1933, the National Socialist German Workers Party, called the Nazis for short, came to power […]