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Re: NEW PUBLICATION: From Surviving to Living: Voice, Trauma and Witness in Rwandan Women's Writing, by Catherine Gilbert

Dear Hank,

Yes, the book is written in English. It primarily analyses French-language texts, but all quotations are translated into English. I hope this helps!

Best wishes,

Catherine Gilbert
University of Oxford

London Film Premiere: "Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story"

Dear H-Memory Network,

I would like to draw your attention to a special screening of this groundbreaking documentary, "Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story" by Emmy award-winning filmmaker Andrew Tkach.

The film profiles Canadian reporter Rhea Clyman, the first Western journalist to witness and expose Stalin's state-sponsored famine-genocide in Ukraine (1932-1933).

CfP (conference): Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. ​​​​​​​History, Spaces, Memories (new deadline: June 17th)

ites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018


The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.

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