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Public Lecture: Trauma and Memory: Family Narratives across the Generations by Milena Cosentino

16 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Description of the talk is below:
The talk discusses the trauma and memory of the Holocaust in Rhodes and Cos, considering historical and contemporary issues related to genocide, anti-Semitism, collective memory and identity. In addition, how trauma, memory and nostalgia can be correlated and transmitted across generations. The link between history and psychology has a significant part to play in helping people around the world to come to terms with their very difficult past involving traumatic events.

Milena’s Bio:
Milena Callegari Cosentino is a PhD Teaching Fellow at University of Limerick (Ireland) – Post-Graduation Program in History and Psychology, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (FAHSS). Her preview academic experience was at the Department of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo (USP – Brazil). Also, she has experience working as clinic psychologist. Milena does research in Clinical and Social Psychology, and History. Her current research project is “Rhodes and the Holocaust: repercussions and legacies for later generations.”

Details

Date:
16 September
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
88 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Organizer

Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
Phone:
021 462 5553
Email:
admin@holocaust.org.za
Website:
www.ctholocaust.co.za