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The act on the Institute of national remembrance : en argumentationsanalys av de tyska mediernas respons på den polska regeringens lagtillägg

Borgström, Niklas LU (2018) EUHK30 20181
European Studies
Abstract
The question of guilt, considering the Holocaust, is a complex one. The recent Polish amendment to the law against Holocaust denial forbids, among others, calling the Nazi concentration camps for Polish camps. This makes the question of guilt even more complex. On one side the Germans acknowledge their guilt by, for example, their law against denying the Holocaust. Across the border, the Poles have recently taken another route, leading to criticism around the world. Anyone who accuses the Poles of any involvement in the Holocaust can become prosecuted by the Polish justice system. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu accused the Polish government of “re-writing history”. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the German newspapers’ response... (More)
The question of guilt, considering the Holocaust, is a complex one. The recent Polish amendment to the law against Holocaust denial forbids, among others, calling the Nazi concentration camps for Polish camps. This makes the question of guilt even more complex. On one side the Germans acknowledge their guilt by, for example, their law against denying the Holocaust. Across the border, the Poles have recently taken another route, leading to criticism around the world. Anyone who accuses the Poles of any involvement in the Holocaust can become prosecuted by the Polish justice system. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu accused the Polish government of “re-writing history”. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the German newspapers’ response to the amendment of the law, and how they themselves see the question of guilt. (Less)
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author
Borgström, Niklas LU
supervisor
organization
course
EUHK30 20181
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Poland, Germany, Holocaust, Holocaust denial, argumentation analysis, European Studies, Europastudier
language
Swedish
id
8952857
date added to LUP
2018-09-24 10:34:33
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2018-09-24 10:34:33
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  abstract     = {The question of guilt, considering the Holocaust, is a complex one. The recent Polish amendment to the law against Holocaust denial forbids, among others, calling the Nazi concentration camps for Polish camps. This makes the question of guilt even more complex. On one side the Germans acknowledge their guilt by, for example, their law against denying the Holocaust. Across the border, the Poles have recently taken another route, leading to criticism around the world. Anyone who accuses the Poles of any involvement in the Holocaust can become prosecuted by the Polish justice system. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu accused the Polish government of “re-writing history”. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the German newspapers’ response to the amendment of the law, and how they themselves see the question of guilt.},
  author       = {Borgström, Niklas},
  keyword      = {Poland,Germany,Holocaust,Holocaust denial,argumentation analysis,European Studies,Europastudier},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The act on the Institute of national remembrance : en argumentationsanalys av de tyska mediernas respons på den polska regeringens lagtillägg},
  year         = {2018},
}