Mapping, la mémoire et la culture de la Shoah

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Mapping, la mémoire et la culture de la Shoah

by Sloane Nilsen

This essay follows an anthropological observation made at the Holocaust Memorial in Paris, October 2016. Using the technique of mapping, what Paul Kutsche has deemed “the relationship between the sociocultural behavior one observes and the physical environment,” (Kawulich 2005), I examine how visitors to the memorial interact with the site, and more specifically, how memory constructs social behaviors within certain spaces at the memorial.