Publication Announcement: Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies Vol. 28/1 (June, 2017)

Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to announce the publication of Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies Vol. 28/1 (June, 2017)

Theme: Ethics and Aesthetics of Holocaust Memory
Guest Editors: Professor Claudia Welz and Associate Professor Inge Birgitte Siegumfeldt

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Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies
aims at promoting Jewish studies in Scandinavia by publishing scholarly articles, surveys and documents, by reviewing recent literature, and compiling bibliographies. The contributions are published in one of the Scandinavian languages, or in English, German or French, with an abstract in English. The journal is strictly academic and does not pursue any special religious, political or cultural policy. It is published open access online.

Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,

Karin Hedner Zetterholm & Ruth Illman

Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies Vol 28, Issue 1

Table of Contents

Ethics and aesthetics of Holocaust memory 1-3
Claudia Welz & Inge Birgitte Siegumfeldt

Landscape, boundaries, and the limits of representation 4-21
Miriam Volmert

The aesthetics and ethics of performative Holocaust memory in Poland 22-37
Diana Isidora Popescu

The reconfiguration of the European Archive in contemporary German-Jewish migrant-literature 38-54
Jessica Ortner

‘Lightning flashes of my burning memory’ 55-66
Claudia Benthien

Presence and absence of the belated witness in two short stories by Mavis Gallant 67-76
Joseph Ballan

Memory, shame and dignity 77-85
Göran Rosenberg