All Articles about Remembrance
Fellows Rachel Bell and Alex Rossen founded Zikaron, a project committed to mending historical trauma in the 21st century through activism and storytelling.
Film festival on Wars in Europe: Did We Really Wake Up?
The festival explored the societal effects of the wars in Bosnia, Kosovo and Ukraine through film screenings and following panel discussions
Carceral Marronage: Mapping Confinement & Rebellion in the Golden State
Armin’s project, Carceral Marronage: Mapping Confinement and Rebellion in the Golden State, draws on his current research on the role of systems of mass incarceration, namely prisons, in sustaining forms of social and economic inequality initiated by colonization.
Raise It Up Ride: Biking for Racial Equity and Social Justice
Austin Wu helps form the Raise It Up Ride to inform residents of an Iowa town of its history.
OVERCOMING PHARAOHS - international summer seminar for educators and youth workers!
Nitzan Menagem - chair of the German branch of the Jewish left-wing youth movement Hashomer Hatzair and founder of the educational initiative ROSBOT and Joanna Matera - psychologist focused on social cognition and intergroup relations - met online during the 2020 Humanity in Action Poland Fellowship/Academy of Human Rights. This inspired their friendship and project-collaboration!
The Diary Keepers
Research Fellow Nina Siegal is an Amsterdam-based New York Times journalist who has frequently covered Nazi-looted art restitution and other World War II related topics for the newspaper. She has now expanded the project into a book within the book she will publish diaries from the Holocaust time, which are telling the story of the war from multiple, but often overlapping, perspectives.
Moving Towards A More Inclusive and Future-Oriented Dutch National Commemoration.
Lisa and Lecyca researched to what extent the Dutch National Remembrance is inclusive and sustainable, and how we can use lessons from the past to guide us into a more inclusive future.
Monumental Histories: Black Archival Practice and the Interpretation of Racist Visual Culture
Landecker Democracy Fellow Tsione Wolde-Michael is a Curator of African American Social Justice History at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. This project will engage young archaeologists, community members, and local activists to creatively address the current challenges and strategically diversify the field of heritage work.
Oy Vey Acts
Landecker Democracy Fellow Lievnath Faber works on co-creating a Jewish hub, Oy Vey, in the city center of Amsterdam, right in the middle of the former Jewish quarter. Lievnath’s idea is to create a lasting connection between the Jewish activists and the broader activist community in The Netherlands, specifically in Amsterdam. This will create a civic revolution against populist, nationalist, and racist forces in our society who benefit from the current antagonism between these communities.
Senior Fellow Alexander Busold founded the Her.Tietz Initiative. The Her.Tietz Initiative is committed to an open handling of the Nazi history of Hertie, an active commemoration of the victims of the Shoah, and to fighting Antisemitism today.