The »Dissonanz« Author Collective announced an English translation of
their book ‚Gedenken abschaffen. Kritik am Diskurs zur Bombardierung
Dresdens 1945′ on www.abolishcommemoration.org : Abolish commemoration.
Critique of the discourse relating to the bombing of Dresden in 1945.
With the publication of the German version in February 2013, critical
historians and antifascist groups already started to dismantle the myth
of Dresden on a local and statewide scale. The Author Collective now
wants to intervene in the ongoing reproduction of the myth in
international discourses. Moreover, they hope to make arguments against
the commemoration of the bombing accessible to scholars, political
activists and other interested people who are not part of the