History in Copresence: Creating a Multidirectional Memory of the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization



In this conversation with Michael Rothberg, we discuss his concept of “multidirectional memory,” which allows to place the living memory of the Shoah in a political and healing dialogue with other traumatic living memories, in particular those that were formed in the 1950s and 1960s by the violent counter-revolutionary efforts against decolonization movements.