What is it about?
This article explores the experiences of young people visiting the museum as part of the Lessons from Auschwitz programme from the UK. It looks at their thoughts during the visit and their interactions with the sites they visit (particularly their emotional reactions to it).
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Why is it important?
As visitor numbers to such sites and museums increase, this article looks at the lived experiences of young people engaging with the sites.
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This page is a summary of: Site-seeing: reflections on visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum with teenagers, Holocaust Studies, June 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17504902.2019.1625121.
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