“Hungary 70”: Non-remembering the Holocaust in Hungary


  • Andrea Pető Central European University




Holocaust memorialisation, memory politics, Hungary, non-remembering


Analysis of memory studies is usually focusing on processes of remembrance, looking at the actors, sites, processes, institutions of remembering. This article however looks at non-remembering as a conscious strategy of not participating in commemorations of the 70th Anniversary of the Holocaust in Hungary. It claims that lack of common language, the imprisonment of a “true” versus “false” dichotomy is contributing to the further pillarisation of the Hungarian memory culture.


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How to Cite

Pető, A. (2014). “Hungary 70”: Non-remembering the Holocaust in Hungary. Culture &Amp; History Digital Journal, 3(2), e016. https://doi.org/10.3989/chdj.2014.016