Liliana Segre and Ruth Klüger: The Witness Between History and Memory

Paola Ricci Sindoni


Deeply disturbed by the expression of a historian: «Historians must speak.  Witnesses are the pathetic puppets of memory», Liliana Segre accepted this challenge, to further reflect on the meaning and limit of witnessing. Another survivor echoes her: Ruth Klüger, like her  wrapped in the burden of memory, and continually urged to deal with a painful memory, yet continuously present.

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