An old train car sitting on the tracks in Birkenau

When Good Intentions Don’t Translate into Proper Actions

By Maryrose Dollard During my travels through Krakow, Poland…
English translations of the regulations against Jews under the Nazi regime in Orte des Erinnerns, Places of Remembrance in Berlin by Renata Stih and Frieder Schnock

Erasing the Past: How Totalitarian Regimes Sought to Camouflage their Crimes

By Madison Bollart When we think about totalitarianism, an immediate…
2,711 blocks of varying sizes comprise this memorial

Navigating Berlin’s Ode to its Past

By Caroline Simon Our walk ends in a huge square in the central…
Memorial to The Sinti and Roma of Europe Murdered under National Socialism; this tile commemorates those Sinti and Roma murdered at Lety u Pisku, specifically

Peace where Peace was Lost: Civil Society’s Role in Challenging the Marginalization of Roma People

By Kate Christie Throughout our travels across Europe, we’ve…
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Different interpretations of the Holocaust

By Aaron Alonso In the various countries that we have visited…
The Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial or the “Nameless Library” in Vienna Austria
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Peeling Back the Whitewash: Understanding Austria’s Role in the Past Through its Memorials

By Madison Bollart Throughout our two weeks of travel in Central…
The Living Memorial

A Proper Monument to the Jewish Victims of the Holocaust

By Hannah Gavin “How does one mourn for six million people…
Memorial for Jews Shot and Thrown Into Danube River

The Right to be a Cosmopolitan

By April Dvorak As I immerse myself in Central Europe…
A Star of David Jews were forced to wear as identifiers

Opening my Eyes to Antisemitism’s Development in the Interwar Period

By Caroline Simon Prior to embarking to Europe on my study…
Leni Riefenstahl on the cover of Time Magazine, 1936

Hitchcock, Welles, Kurosawa, Riefenstahl?

By Luke Burke I was unsure of what to do on my first night in…