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Malin Thor Tureby is Professor of History. Her currently research interests lie in the history of survivor activism, Jewish women’s history, and the archival and digital practices of cultural heritage institutions. She is presently the PI for the Swedish Research team in the consortium Digital Heritage in Cultural Conflicts (DigiCONFLICT) funded by JPICH & the Swedish National Heritage Board and the PI/PL for the research projects Narratives as Cultural Heritage and Jewish and Woman, both funded by The Swedish Research Council. Among her latest publications are: Migration och Kulturarv [Migration and Cultural Heritage], together with Jesper Johansson; the report Survivors Recounting the Holocaust: Definitions, Collections and Uses of Holocaust ‘Testimony’ in Sweden, 1939-2020 (Forum för levande historia 2020 (in Swedish) and the article ”Digitization, Vulnerability, and Holocaust Collections” (Santander Art and Culture Law Review 2020:2).
Thor Tureby is one of three chairs of the oral history and life stories network at the ESSHC the Swedish representative and co-organiser of the NOS-HS Nordic research workshop series: Histories of Refugeedom in the Nordic countries and NORDIC VOICES: The use of oral history and personal memories in public history settings
Thor Tureby worked as an appointed expert to the committee of inquiry on a museum about the Holocaust in Sweden (2019-2020).