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Blog: Through Testimony
Blog Posts by Olga Burkhardt
February 3, 2017For a German like myself, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a day that is both intensely private and profoundly public.
About Olga Burkhardt
Olga Burkhardt is a German journalist and scholar with a profound interest in the long-term impact of the Holocaust and other mass crimes on those individuals and groups who lived through them. Olga holds a bachelors degree in English and Sociology from Stuttgart University and a Masters degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews. Currently, she is working on her Ph.D., also at the University of St Andrews, on healing and reconciliation in the aftermath of mass atrocity and genocide.