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Author  •  Art Historian  •  Presenter


The Other Designs for the Berlin Holocaust Memorial

Dr Mark Callaghan

Published by Palgrave Macmillan

for the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies collection



Dr Mark Callaghan is an Art Historian and Lecturer, and also a Resident Historian for Viking Cruises.


Mark specializes in the memorialization of conflict and trauma. His Ph.D thesis concerns unbuilt Holocaust memorials, discussing issues of empathy, the uncanny, and cultural memory. 


Mark has presented on many subjects, including Imperial Russia, the Italian Renaissance, the Cuban Revolution, and has taught courses at several institutions, with a focus on 20th-century art.

He was educated at Birkbeck College, University of London; the University of Oxford; the University of Manchester and the University of Hong Kong.


He writes for several publications and has been the Editor for an assortment of scholarly journals, including the Dandelion Journal and The Oxford Student.


Previously, Mark was a Guest Speaker in Art History at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and a tour guide at Clarence House, the London residence of The Prince of Wales.


Mark is currently working on a study of Northern Irish Political Murals, and a documentary concerning the Architecture of Manchester.



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