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Events

Summer Semester 2017:

New Frontiers in Memory Studies (Lecture Series)

Emilie Pine (University College Dublin)

The Witness and the Archive: Digitising Memories of Childhood Abuse in Ireland

Frankfurt, 27 June, 12-2 pm, IG 1.414

Poster (PDF)

Memory Studies Master Class

Film Heritage, Archives and Memory

Master Class with Dagmar Brunow (Linnaeus University)

16 May 2017

Poster (PDF)

Picture Gallery

Activities

Beschreiben oder Erzählen?

Workshop with Doris Bachmann-Medick (University of Giessen)

18 April 2017

Poster (PDF)

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Summer Semester 2016:

New Frontiers in Memory Studies (Lecture Series)

William J. Buxton (Concordia University in Montreal))

“Too Much Space and Too Little Time”: Harold Innis, the Northern Frontier, and the Making of Cultural Memory in Canada, 1920-1945

30 June 2016

Poster (PDF)

Video

Verena Boos (Autorin des Romans Blutorangen) und Natan Sznaider (Professor für Soziologie, Tel-Aviv-Yaffo)

Geschichte und Geschichten des Schreckens – Wie denkt und dichtet man die transnationale Erinnerung an den spanischen Bürgerkrieg?

22. Juni 2016

Poster (PDF)

Video

Picture gallery

Conference

New Directions and Challenges in Cultural Memory Studies: Past, Present, Future

Keynote by Astrid Erll at the symposium “New Directions and Challenges in Memory Studies”, coorganised by the GCSC, Gießen and the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform

(Astrid Erll)

Justus Liebig University, Gießen, June 2016

Video (scroll down to access video)

Picture gallery

Details on the event

Project Presentations

Living Together With Difficult Memories and Diverse Identities

Project presentation by Ulla Savolainen (University of Helsinki), Priska Daphi (Goethe University Frankfurt) and Jens Zimmermann (Goethe University Frankfurt)

24 May 2016

Picture gallery

Life Narratives and the Sculpting of Gendered Trans-Regional East African Asian Memories

Presentation by Mala Pandurang (Dr. BMN College, Mumbai)

12 May 2016

Picture gallery

Activities

Working with Orality: Interviewing as a Methodology of Memory Studies

Workshop by Ulla Savolainen (University of Helsinki)

03 May 2016

Picture gallery

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Winter Semester 2015/16:

New Frontiers in Memory Studies (Lecture Series)

Wulf Kansteiner (Aarhus University)

Fears, Lies, and Television: The Politics of Migration Memory in Prime Time Crime

Frankfurt, 28 January 2016

Poster (PDF)

Video

Picture gallery

Liedeke Plate (Radboud University Nijmegen)

Transcultural Rewriting as Memory Practice

12 January 2016

Video

Poster (PDF)

Picture gallery

Daniela Berghahn (University of London)

Projecting Memories of Migration

24 November 2015

Picture gallery

Video in three parts: Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3

Activities

Vom kulturellen Gedächtnis zur transkulturellen Erinnerung: Neue Perspektiven auf die Bibliothek der Alten in der Migrationsgesellschaft

A lecture by Astrid Erll (Goethe University) at the Historisches Museum Frankfurt

24 February 2016

Details on the event

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Summer Semester 2015:

New Frontiers in Memory Studies (Lecture Series)

Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz)

Forms of Forgetting

29 April 2015

Video

Poster (PDF)

Conference

Provincializing European Memory

International conference of the NITMES network

24-25 September 2015

Poster (PDF)

Picture gallery

Videos

Memory Studies Master Classes

Transnational Memory

Master Class with Ann Rigney (Utrecht University)

23 September 2015

Poster (PDF)

Picture gallery

Forms of Forgetting

Master Class with Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz)

30 April 2015

Poster (PDF)

Project Presentations

Remembering the Temple of Jerusalem: the Image of the Future and the Memory of the Past

Project presentation by Yemima Cohen (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

21 April 2015

Activities

The Audiovisual Production of Transcultural Memory in Europe

Workshop of the working group Mediation in the COST-ISTME Network

Dubrovnik, 17-19 September 2015

CFP

Memory and Materialism

Summer school of the Mnemnonics Network for Memory Studies

London, 8-10 September 2015

Blog entry

Collective Amnesia, Denial or Disavowal of History? The Indian Ocean Islands of Mauritius and its Colonial Past

Indian Ocean Memories Workshop (co-organised by AFRASO & FMSP)

A talk by Gitanjali Pyndiah with comments by Astrid Erll, Sissy Helff and John Njenga Karugia

19 May 2015

Picture gallery

Video

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Winter Semester 2014/15:

New Frontiers in Memory Studies (Lecture Series)

Nadia Butt (Justus Liebig University Giessen)

Metaphors of Memory and Modernity in South Asian Anglophone Novels and Films

03 February 2015

Video

Poster (PDF)

Michael C. Frank (University of Konstanz)

The Cultural Imaginary of Terrorism: From the “Dynamite War” to 9/11

20 January 2015

Poster (PDF)

Picture gallery

Andrew Hoskins (University of Glasgow)

Digital Memory Studies: The Right to be Forgotten in Post-Scarcity Culture

04 November 2014

Poster (PDF)

Picture gallery

Video

Activities

Digital Memories, Digital Methods: Transcultural Memory in Europe Beyond Web 2.0

Workshop of the working group Mediation in the COST-ISTME Network

Budapest, 29 September – 03 October 2014

CFP

Video

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Summer Semester 2014:

New Frontiers in Memory Studies (Lecture Series)

Fan Jieping (International Relations, Zhejiang University)

Das kulturelle Gedächtnis chinesischer Migranten in Europa: Briefe von Turin nach Wenzhou (1957-85)

10 July 2014

Poster (PDF)

Stef Craps (University of Ghent)

Trends in Trauma Theory

10 June 2014

Poster (PDF)

Video

Sébastien Fevry (Film Studies, Louvain la Neuve)

Sepia cinema under Nicolas Sarkozy’s France. Nostalgia and National Identity

04 June 2014

Poster (PDF)

Video

Chiara de Cesari (University of Amsterdam)

European Memory: Tangles of Memory, Borders, and Race

03 June 2014

Poster (PDF)

Picture gallery

Sébastien Fevry (Film Studies, Louvain la Neuve)

Illegal Migrants and National Memory in Contemporary French Cinema

27 April 2014

Poster (PDF)

Video

Memory Studies Master Classes

Postcolonial Witnessing – the Example of Anita Desai’s Baumgartner’s Bombay

Master Class with Stef Craps (University of Ghent)

10 June 2014

Poster (PDF)

Transnational Memories

Master Class with Chiara de Cesari (University of Amsterdam)

03 June 2014

Picture gallery

Poster (PDF)

Activities

Media of Memory

Summer school of the Mnemonics Network for Memory Studies

Stockholm, 21-23 August 2014

The Indian Ocean World: The Past Alive in the Present

Renu Modi, University of Mumbai (co-organised by AFRASO & FMSP)

19 May 2014

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Winter Semester 2013/14:

Activities

National Celebrations and Cultural Memory in Multicultural Societies

Panel discussion

12 February 2014

Abstract (PDF) and Poster (PDF)

Video

Battle Lines: Contested Remembrance and the Anzac Centenary

Guest lecture with Bruce Scates (Monash University, Australia)

12 February 2014

Poster (PDF)

Umwege – Detours: Moving Knowledge, Translating Identities

Workshop

6-7 February 2014

Flyer (PDF)

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Summer Semester 2013:

Activities

Europe After Empire: Mediations of Imperial and Colonial Memory in Transcultural Perspective

Workshop of the working group Mediation in the COST-ISTME Network

Krakow, 16-18 September 2013

CFP (PDF)

Memory Unbound: Transcultural, Transgenerational, Transmedial, and Transdisciplinary Dynamics of Memory

Summer school of the Mnemonics Network for Memory Studies

Ghent, 09-11 September 2013

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Winter Semester 2013/14:

Activities

Guatemala: Nunca más – Never again. Desde el trauma de la guerra Civil hacia la integración étnica, democracia y justicia social

Symposium

01-03 November 2012

Conference Programme (PDF)

My Grandparents – A Long-Term Project by Mats Staub

Special exhibition at historisches museum frankfurt

12 September 2012 to 27 January 2013

Guest talk by Astrid Erll: “Wie sich Familien erinnern. Der Einfluss von Medien und Dingen auf Erinnerungen.”

historisches museum frankfurt, 16 January 2013, 6 pm

Flyer (PDF)

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Summer Semester 2012:

New Frontiers in Memory Studies (Lecture Series)

Richard Grusin (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Mediashock

25 June 2012

Poster (PDF)

Michael Rothberg and Yasemin Yildiz (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

What Does Coming to Terms with the Past Mean (in an Immigration Society)? Turkish/German Vergangenheitsbewältigung

Mittwochskonferenz, FZHG

13 June 2012

Poster (PDF)

Jay Winter (Yale University)

Faces, Voices and the Shadow of War

Mittwochskonferenz, FZHG

30 May 2012

Poster (PDF)

Conference