Postnational memory: Narrating the Holocaust and the Nakba

  title={Postnational memory: Narrating the Holocaust and the Nakba},
  author={Nadim Khoury},
  journal={Philosophy \& Social Criticism},
  pages={110 - 91}
  • Nadim Khoury
  • Published 1 January 2020
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy & Social Criticism
At the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict rages a struggle between two foundational tragedies: the Jewish Holocaust and the Palestinian Nakba. The contending ways in which both events are commemorated is a known feature of the conflict. Less known are marginal attempts to jointly deliberate on them. This article draws on such attempts to theorize a postnational conception of memory. Deliberating on the Holocaust and the Nakba, it argues, challenges the way nationalism structures ‘our… 
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