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As part of the exhibition “The Persecution of the Jews in Photographs. The Netherlands 1940-1945” in Amsterdam (National Holocaust Museum), the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies kindly invites you to the symposium: “The Camera as a Witness: Photography and Memory”.

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Date 17 April 2019
Time 10:15 - 18:00

This symposium explores the theme of photography and mass violence. In a period of time in which the visual image is gaining increasing significance, it is essential to be aware of the ways in which these images affect our perception of (historical) events. From various viewpoints, specialists in the field of history and memory studies will reflect upon the role of images on our understanding of the past.

Entrance fee 20 euros, including lunch and drinks (students: 10 euros).