Digital Heritage: Interview with Lorenz Widmaier

Memory practices are changing due to digitization. Nowadays just a few people are placing obituaries in local newspapers. Instead, some relatives continue to write the deceased relatives on the Messaging-Service WhatsApp after their death.

POEM Fellow Lorenz Widmaier sat down for an interview with Maria Bröckling from You can read the full interview here (in German only).


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