Identity on the Line
Identity on the Line

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By Dr.sc. Orietta Moscarda Dr.sc. Tamara Nikolić Đerić This project, conducted by the Ethnographic Museum of Istria, is about the displacement of part of the Istrian population after WWII and the consequences of that displacement which are still noticeable today. This so-called “Istrian exodus” is most clearly reflected in today’s relationship between people and their...
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By Neringa Latvytė, Faculty of Communication of Vilnius University The research project conducted by the Faculty of Communication of Vilnius University deals with how the traumatic experiences, wounded past and unspoken memories of women who survived the Holocaust were communicated.  Despite the fact that the Holocaust happened almost 80 years ago, the trauma of the...
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By Dorota (Ciecholewska) Hanowska Translated from the Polish by Caryl Swift Post-War Settlement in Słupsk is the contribution of the Museum of Central Pomerania in Słupsk to the international project Identity on the Line project, which was carried out under the Creative Europe programme.  Memory blurs the contours of events and the generation who came...
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By Corinne Brenko, MA and Urška Purg National Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia Introduction Thirty years after Slovenia’s independence from Yugoslavia, the National Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia started to work with a participatory approach, aiming to shed light on the personal narratives of people who migrated to Slovenia from the other Yugoslav...
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By Elina Nygård, Ájtte, Swedish Mountain and Sámi Museum Ájtte, Swedish Mountain and Sámi Museum in Jåhkåmåhkke wishes to share insights into the process of curating and building exhibitions about a sensitive subject for a minority. The museum opened in 1989 and tells the Sámi history, from the melting of the inland ice until now. Ever...
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By Søren La Cour Jensen, MA Ivalo Katrine Birthe Foget Olsvig, MA  Through interviews with Greenlandic people and people with a Greenlandic background (herein collectively referred to as Greenlanders) in Denmark, we investigate how they experience life in Denmark and the interaction with the majority Danish population. To learn more about this, interviews with 15...
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Long-term consequences of WWII in Norway and its repercussions within some families.  By Kathrin Pabst The project background and starting point Between 1940 and 1945, some 500,000 German soldiers were temporarily deployed to Norway to occupy a country whose population numbered three million. This implies that in this period, one in six of the population...
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By Kathrin Pabst, Ph.D., project leader Introduction “Secrets are always more dangerous than stories,” said a psychologist to us partners in Identity on the Line, when we were afraid of re-traumatizing our informants while asking about their memories of a troubled past. Some of us reacted strongly to the narratives we had heard and the...
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