ARE MUSEUMS JUST DIGGING IN THE PAST? (HRN Magazine No I)


Editor: Jan Hendrik Brueggemeier for Heritage Radio Network (EU)

Chapter 06: The Buchenwald memorial – about current-history memorial work in Germany

Interviews

  • Rikola-Gunnar Luettgenau, Director of the Buchenwald Memorial, Curator of “Topf & Sons: The Engineers of the ‘Final Solution’, the Builder of the Auschwitz-ovens”
  • Ronald Hirte, Author of the online-project “Found Objects – a picture-catalogue” of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation and fellow of the „Media of History / History of Media Ph.D programme at Bauhaus-University Weimar

Keywords

  • the Foundation memorial-places Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora
  • exhibition on the company “Topf & Sons”: “The Engineers of the ‘Final Solution’ – Builders of the Auschwitz Ovens”
  • Ronald Hirte, “Offene Befunde – Ausgrabungen in Buchenwald”[ISBN 3-922618-23-2]
  • online image catalogue “Found Objects”
  • audio archaeology, Dr. Friedrich Kittler
  • Dr. Volkhardt Knigge, director of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation

Music

  • “Concerto funebre for violin and string orchestra” from Karl-Amadeus Hartmann [Cd: 65023 AV]
  • Random_Inc with “tales outside the framework of orthodoxy #23” [Cd: ritornell rit 020 c/o mille plateux]

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