IC Week One Reflections

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It has been a good start to the new module, with a good range of intellectual content, and helpful first online discussions with Michelle and Steph. As I tend to write several posts each week, and there were quite a few completed in the vacation period, I am going to keep these reflection comments simple. First, I am gearing up …

Soviet Holocaust Photography

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I have just been reading a paper written by David Shneer, in the Humanity Journal, 2014, University of Pennsylvania. Shneer discusses the approach taken by Soviet liberation forces as they photographed Nazi atrocities. In the West, our collective memory of the Holocaust is largely informed by photographic images of the liberation of Concentration and Death Camps, and the associated human …