Tag: World War II

Contested Memory. The ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin and Dealing with Sexual Violence in War

Regina Mühlhäuser, Insa Eschebach , October 14th, 2020


The unveiling of a statue in memory of the victims of sexual violence committed by the Japanese Army in World War II has led to diplomatic tension between…


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What to Call US Border Detention Centers?

Adam Hodges , August 5th, 2019


The controversy over the term “concentration camps” stems from the connotations it carries, setting up analogies that risk hyperbole and overlook the complexities of historical comparison. The governm…


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On Duty for the CIA: German Nazis and Italian Fascists

Maximilian C. Forte , March 29th, 2019


Apart from employing German Nazi scientists, and adopting the methods, principles, and science of the Nazis in developing modern warfare, for what other purposes were Nazis sought after…


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Anthropologists and Espionage, chapter 4,378

Rex , March 26th, 2018


Is there anything new to say in the never-ending discussion of anthropology and espionage? Most anthropologists think it is unethical to gather intelligence on behalf of the government…


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Curated Ruins and Un-Memorials: The Afterlife of Detroit’s Michigan Theater

Kaeleigh Herstad , September 4th, 2015


I came across Gabriel Moshenska’s Curated Ruins and the Endurance of Conflict Heritage (2015) via Twitter last week, which happily coincided with my first visit to Detroit’s former Michiga…


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Oradour-sur-Glane: Remembering Terror

Alvaro Minguito Palomares , May 12th, 2015


A Visual Essay. Text and photos by Álvaro Minguito Palomares Oradour-sur-Glane is a symbol of the misfortunes of the Nation. It is important to preserve this memory, so…


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