Myriam Gerber is a PhD student in the history department at Concordia University. Born in Germany, her research focusses on the memory of the Holocaust and the traces of this violent past in present day lives in Central and Eastern Europe. Myriam earned a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and an interdisciplinary M.A. (Visual Anthropology/Holocaust Studies), both from University of Victoria. She has also been involved in the Vancouver Holocaust Center as a docent.