Att förstå det som inte går att förstå - Vittnesmål om Förintelsen bland överlevare i Sverige
- Date: –17:00
- Location: Thunbergsvägen 3C 22-1017, House 22. Engelska parken, Uppsala universitet
- Lecturer: Bernt Hermele, journalist. A conversation with Rebecka Thor, a film scientist at Södertörn University.
- Organiser: Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR)
- Contact person: Jeannette Escanilla
Bernt Hermele is a journalist and author. Hermele has written several books on Jewish life and culture in Sweden, and was recognized in 2005 for the autobiographical TV documentary My Mom was murdered by a suicide bomber. He is currently working with the survivors, a podcast with interviews with the last generation of Swedish Holocaust survivors.
Rebecka Katz Thor is a doctor of aesthetics at Södertörn University. Katz Thor received his PhD in 2018 at Beyond the Witness: Holocaust Representations and the Testimony of Images. In his thesis, Katz Thor examines how films that document the Holocaust can serve as a testimony to the crime of Nazism.
The event is followed by a mingle/post-seminar.