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Mnemonics Keynote Lectures Now Online

Seminar with Daniele Salerno: Where Do Protesters Go in Winter? The Afterlives of Masses

  • 19 November 2019; 15.15-17.00; Trans 8, A.W. de Grootzaal, Utrecht University

Seminar with Astrid Erll: Literary Memory Activism in an Age of Migration: The Refugee Tales

  • 21 January 2020; 15.15-17.00; Drift 25, Room 0.01; Utrecht University

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Mnemonics Keynote Lectures Now Online

Mnemonics Keynote Lectures Now Online

The keynotes from the 2019 Mnemonics Summer School, Memory and Activism, at Utrecht University, September 18-20,...
Seminar with Daniele Salerno: Where Do Protesters Go in Winter? The Afterlives of Masses

Seminar with Daniele Salerno: Where Do Protesters Go in Winter? The Afterlives of Masses

  • 19 November 2019; 15.15-17.00; Trans 8, A.W. de Grootzaal, Utrecht University
How do masses of protesters form, appear, assume a political identity, dissolve and return? This presentation will deal with this question...
Seminar with Astrid Erll: Literary Memory Activism in an Age of Migration: The Refugee Tales

Seminar with Astrid Erll: Literary Memory Activism in an Age of Migration: The Refugee Tales

  • 21 January 2020; 15.15-17.00; Drift 25, Room 0.01; Utrecht University
This lecture addresses the practice of literary memory activism, using the Refugee Tales as an...
Seminar with Stefan Berger: Memorializing  an Industrial Past: by whom, for whom and how? The Ruhr area of Germany in Comparative Perspective

Seminar with Stefan Berger: Memorializing an Industrial Past: by whom, for whom and how? The Ruhr area of Germany in Comparative Perspective

  • Tuesday 11 February, 2020; 15:15-17:00; KNG 80, Room 1.06, Utrecht University
This lecture will focus on the agents/activists who have been promoting the memory of the industrial past, asking what is at stake in their...
Statement of Support for Ayşe Gül Altınay

Statement of Support for Ayşe Gül Altınay

Statement of Support for Ayşe Gül Altınay, Turkish Academic for Peace Sentenced to 25 Months in Prison, from Mnemonics: Network f...
Seminar with Alison Ribeiro de Menezes: Tactile Translations: Re-Locating the Disappeared

Seminar with Alison Ribeiro de Menezes: Tactile Translations: Re-Locating the Disappeared

  • 29 October 2019; 15.15-17.00; KNG 80, Room 1.06, Utrecht University

This paper examines the manner in which the term 'the disappeared' now circulates globally, by setting the context of its...

Mnemonics 2019 Keynote Lecture by Lorenzo Zamponi: Memory in Action: Reflections on the Role of the Past in Social Movements

Mnemonics 2019 Keynote Lecture by Lorenzo Zamponi: Memory in Action: Reflections on the Role of the Past in Social Movements

  • 18 September 2019; 9.45-11.00; Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21, Utrecht University

Collective action does not take place in the void, but in an environment that is materially and symbolically structured by many...

Mnemonics 2019 Keynote Lecture by Marianne Hirsch and Ayşe Gül Altınay: Women Mobilizing Memory:  Stories of Feminist Co-Resistance.

Mnemonics 2019 Keynote Lecture by Marianne Hirsch and Ayşe Gül Altınay: Women Mobilizing Memory: Stories of Feminist Co-Resistance.

  • 19 September 2019; 15.30-17.30; Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21, Utrecht University
Keynote Lecture and Book Launch Women Mobilizing Memory

Reflecting on the shared journey that produced our recent...
Mnemonics 2019 Keynote Lecture by Wulf Kansteiner: Memory, Right-Wing Politics, and the European Election of 2019

Mnemonics 2019 Keynote Lecture by Wulf Kansteiner: Memory, Right-Wing Politics, and the European Election of 2019

  • 20 September 2019; 9.30-10.30; Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21, Utrecht University

The rise of the right across Europe is facilitated by complex memory politics. The right champions various forms of nationalism...