Synne Corell, historian and researcher at the Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies, talks with Andrea Pető about a recent seminar series organized in National Library of Norway. Journalists, historians and artists met to reflect on a photograph taken on 26th of November 1942 by Georg W. Fossum, depicting a crowd witnessing the departure of a boat transporting 529 Norwegian Jews to Auschwitz. The photograph has a significant place in the visual memory of Holocaust in Norway, and has been used in newspapers, books, moves and works of art. What does this photo and the works around us tell us about memory of the Holocaust in Norway?

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Second World War, 1938-1945