Liat Steir-Livny

Liat Steir-Livny is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Culture at Sapir Academic College, as well as a tutor and course coordinator for the Cultural Studies MA program and the Department of Literature, Language, and the Arts at the Open University of Israel. Her research focuses on Holocaust commemoration in Israel from the 1940s until the present. It combines Holocaust Studies, Memory Studies, Cultural Studies, Trauma Studies, and Film Studies. She is the author of many articles and five books. She is the recipient of the 2019 Young Scholar Award given jointly by the Association for Israel Studies (AIS) and the Israel Institute. Website:

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Anne Frank

Anne Frank is famous for the diary she wrote during the Holocaust, in which she describes her life while hiding in an Amsterdam attic. She was caught and perished in Bergen-Belsen. Her diary, which is often part of school curricula, has become one of the central symbols of the Holocaust and human suffering.


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