In a dark exhibition room, a circular memorial wall can be seen suspended from the ceiling. The inner wall is lined with many portraits and names.

Visitors in the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem International Holocaust Memorial in Israel (January 2017)


The culture of remembrance

Dealing with historical events can also spark tensions. KULTURAUSTAUSCH regularly dives into the background narratives and offers international perspectives on the culture of remembrance.

Where do governments attempt to rewrite a country’s history? Where are people toppling monuments? And how do racism and discrimination spread when we fail to accurately chronicle historic facts?