“From Holocaust ‘Intrusions’ to Holocaust Research”

2021

“From Holocaust ‘Intrusions’ to Holocaust Research”

Researchers Remember: Research As An Arena of Memory for Descendants of Holocaust Survivors, A Collected Volume of Academic Autobiographies

While visiting my parents a few weeks ago and feeling bored (since they were playing with my daughters), I started going through one of my photograph albums I had kept as a child. Unlike my daughters whose bursting digital albums have documented their every step from infancy, the fact that I was born in the 1970s meant there are pictures mainly from birthdays, trips, and holidays. Since I’ve often looked at them throughout the years, I remember most of them. But this time, one of the pictures caught my eye. In it I’m four or five years old, in kindergarten, and we are celebrating Hanukah. For the first time, I noticed that the kindergarten teacher had pinned an ornament on my blouse that was the spitting image of a yellow star. I guess my career was determined right then and there, without my even knowing it.

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Keywords:

Holocaust; Third Generation

Reference:

Steir-Livny Liat, “From Holocaust ‘Intrusions’ to Holocaust Research”, in: Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz and Shmuel Refael (eds.), Researchers Remember: Research As An Arena of Memory for Descendants of Holocaust Survivors, A Collected Volume of Academic Autobiographies, Bern: Peter Lang Publishers, 2021, pp. 369-378.

“From Holocaust ‘Intrusions’ to Holocaust Research”

2021

“From Holocaust ‘Intrusions’ to Holocaust Research”

Researchers Remember: Research As An Arena of Memory for Descendants of Holocaust Survivors, A Collected Volume of Academic Autobiographies

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Keywords:

Reference:

Steir-Livny Liat, “From Holocaust ‘Intrusions’ to Holocaust Research”, in: Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz and Shmuel Refael (eds.), Researchers Remember: Research As An Arena of Memory for Descendants of Holocaust Survivors, A Collected Volume of Academic Autobiographies, Bern: Peter Lang Publishers, 2021, pp. 369-378.