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2014 | Volume 5 (2014) | 408-420
Article title

Migracje przymusowe w przekazie muzealnym. Wysiedlenia, przesiedlenia i deportacje w przestrzeni wystawienniczej Muzeum II Wojny Światowej w Gdańsku

Title variants
EN
Forced Migrations in a Museum Presentation. Evictions, Resettlements and Deportations in the Exhibition Space of World War II Museum in Gdańsk
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
This article addresses the issue of how to show massive population resettlements during World War II in a museum space, on the example of the main exhibition in the World War II Museum in Gdańsk. It attempts to answer the following questions: whether the Museum is a good place for a story about the mass evictions, resettlements and deportations carried out during World War II by two the totalitarian regimes: Nazi and Communist? The authors consider how to present historical narratives concerning eviction, resettlement and deportation by the Third Reich and the Soviet Union in a museum space and to reconcile scientific integrity with the requirements of a modern formula of the Museum. Can one find in a modern museum a place to explain the reasons of the suffering of millions of people through a deepened historical narrative, or whether it should focus only on preserving the memory of the mass displacements and resettlements of the population, dominated by a martyrological narrative? The article deals with such issues as contemporary forms and tasks of museums, the main assumptions of a museum narrative and scenographic exhibition solutions of the World War II Museum in the area of forced migration.
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Pages
408-420
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Dates
online
2014
Contributors
  • Muzeum II Wojny Światowej w Gdańsku, Długa 81/83, Gdańsk, Polska
author
  • Muzeum II Wojny Światowej w Gdańsku, Długa 81/83, Gdańsk, Polska
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Publication order reference
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