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The location of remembrance (memory) of the Nazi's annihilation of Jews in the soviet memorial landscape

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Author(s): Alexandra Tcherkasski

Journal: History and Historians in the Context of the Time
ISSN 2078-1296

Volume: 9;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 30;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: memorialization of Holocaust | soviet politics of commemoration | Jewish victims | Soviet Jews | European Jews | deportations | Salaspils | Rumbula | Jama-memorial | monuments

ABSTRACT
This article discusses the soviet memorialization of Jewish victims murdered during World War II. The main attention is devoted to the question of under where and what circumstances Jewish victims ocurred, how they were named and interpreted in soviet politics of commemoration and thus also how these determined the forms of remembrance in the memorial landscape
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