Tag: European historiography
Holocaust Remembrance in the Council of Europe: Deplorable Victims and Evil Ideologies without Perpetrators
November 17, 2010 | Elisabeth Kuebler
The current European politics of Holocaust remembrance, with its interplay of multiple perspectives of Holocaust history, is marked by the hijacking of the Jewish perspective by including numerous other real and self-claiming victim groups under the Holocaust definition, very general and superficial feelings of shame, and the ascription of a role-model character to the righteous among nations for present-day good citizenship behavior.
Historians Receiving Gifts and the Historiography of the Holocaust
October 1, 2002 | Dr. Robert Kaplan
As a considerable number of non-German historians of the Holocaust have received funding from German sources, the ques-tion arises as to whether such funding should be considered akin to gifts to judges from those they judge. A survey of Holocaust historians in Israel was conducted. None of the historians who received German funding expressed the belief that such aid had affected his or her work. Yet the clear differences in the discus-sion of the subject by those historians who had received Ger