In her research, Yra van Dijk works on memory culture and digital memory of the Shoah. In the context of our 'Arts in Society' theme, she discusses the difficulties around remembrance as 4 May (Dutch Remembrance Day) approaches.
When I conducted fieldwork in Iraqi Kurdistan, people shared conflicting stories with me about their pasts. This post focuses on my attempt to do justice to such fragmented and contradictory narratives in my research.
In this post, Bareez Majid, provides an overview of several themes on which she focuses during her research on Iraqi-Kurdish memory culture. She does this by linking these themes to contemporary debates and cultural phenomena.