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BURYING THE ENEMY: THE NAZI GRAVES OF PORTUGAL

Funerals, archeologists claim, are almost as old as humanity itself. It is seen as a given that we will send our dead into the unknown with respect. But what if some people’s lives are beneath celebration? What if the body in the casket belonged to a violent criminal, or a terrorist, or a member of an oppressive political regime? Rafaela Ferraz tells a little known story about this very question. 

October 13, 2018 | Blog

Am I too attached to a long-dead Portuguese serial killer?

While traveling through Portugal to research her country’s display of dead bodies, Rafaela Ferraz develops a unique connection to a pickled head in a jar, prompting her to consider our society’s fascination with, and even adoration, of serial killers. 

July 25, 2018 | Blog