Behind the Music: Commemoration and Resistance in the Music of Shostakovich
Student From Freie Universität Berlin Meets Family She Researched in Visual History Archive
Meet Alejandro Baer
Musician and music scholar Alexandra Birch will discuss the resistance demonstrated by one of the 20th century’s most renowned composers, Dmitri Shostakovich, in her presentation at the Music as Resistance to Genocide academic symposium.LEARN MORE...
After watching testimony in the Visual History Archive, many students say they feel like they really “met” the survivors they watched. Véronique Mickisch actually did.LEARN MORE...
Professor Alejandro Baer's research focuses on how the Visual History Archive understanding of testimony and methodological guidelines were received and implemented in different cultural contexts.LEARN MORE...
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