Archaeological digs and berlin’s urban environment: Remembering and forgetting the traces of the Second World War

Eloise Florence

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This essay examines how the memory of the second world war is mediated through archeology at two tourism sites in Berlin. Through data collected from site visits and observations, motifs of burial, authenticity, and historical value are found to engage directly with the ongoing negotiation of remembering and forgetting the second world war as it is embedded in Berlin’s urban environment.


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