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Historical Memorialisation of Nazi ‘Euthanasia’ Victims

The memorialisation of the mass ‘euthanisation’ of mentally and physically ill people in Obrawalde, in what is today in Miedzyrzecz (formerly Meseritz), Poland brings forth questions of memorialisation, traumascapes, and re-utilisation of places of trauma. At Obrawalde, an estimated 18,000 mentally and physically ill people were murdered through the Nazi ‘euthanasia’ programme. This brings forth the important question: what should we memorialise?

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Blog Launch – A Multidisciplinary History Blog Project

On Wednesday, December 10, the HTTP (History to the Public) blog was officially launched during our first meeting at UCL. Together as a team, we finally met each other face-to-face and began to discuss our goals for this project. As students from various countries, disciplines, backgrounds, and universities we hope...