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

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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.