The Canadian Museum for Human Rights: the ‘uniqueness of the Holocaust’ and the question of genocide

@article{Moses2012TheCM,
  title={The Canadian Museum for Human Rights: the ‘uniqueness of the Holocaust’ and the question of genocide},
  author={A. Moses},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={215-238}
}
  • A. Moses
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Genocide Research
This article analyzes the debate about the controversial Canadian Museum for Human Rights by reconstructing the efforts to establish a government-sponsored Holocaust museum from the late 1990s. This history reveals that the controversy inheres in part in the conflation of the rival imperatives to promote atrocity memorialization on the one hand, above all of the Holocaust, and human rights education/activism on the other. In multicultural Canada, memory regimes, which utilize the egalitarian… Expand
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