Commemorating White Armband Day Transnationally and in Virtual Spaces

Our Conference Showcase Series continues. Guest blogger Johanna Paul writes about the emergence of White Armband Day (Dan Bijelih Traka), a commemoration day related to the war crimes committed in Prijedor during the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992-1995). Prijedor is notorious for ethnic cleansing, concentrations camps and displacement in the early days of the war in…

Online Memorialisation: a new layer of remembrance in the digital realm.

Remember Me Research Fellow Dr Mirka Hukelova explores the emerging practice of online memorialisation. NY magazine has recently published article about the relatively new phenomenon of online memorialisation and the statistics are staggering, ‘nearly a million Facebook users will die this year, statisticians have calculated that in less than a hundred years, the site will…