*NITMES has moved: please click here: http://www.nitmes.net
NITMES (Network in Transnational Memory Studies) aims to find new ways of conceptualising and studying cultural memory beyond the framework of the nation-state. In doing so, it hopes to provide tools for understanding identity and heritage that are better fitted to the entanglements of the contemporary world.
NITMES is particularly concerned with the role of media and the arts in the emergence and dissemination of ‘travelling’ narratives and commemorative practices. Our ambition is to link these cultural processes to social mobilisation within and across national borders.
NITMES brings together a number of scholars and institutions working in the field of cultural memory studies who will work together in the coming years. The project will run to 2015. It is funded by NWO (The Dutch Research Council) and the participating institutions.
If you are interested in contributing to our activities, please contact us at: www.nitmes.net
- Aleida Assmann, one of our NITMES partners, has been awarded the prestigious Dr.A.H.Heineken prize
in history for 2014.
- the talks given in May 2013 by Astrid Erll and Ann Rigney at the kick-off conference of the COST-project In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe
are now available.
the Memory with(out) Borders conference
- notes on the Diasporic Memory conference