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Remembering the Temple of Jerusalem

On April 21, Yemima Cohen will present her Ph.D. thesis in a talk titled “Remembering the Temple of Jerusalem: the Image of the Future and the Memory of the Past”. She is writing her thesis with the topic “Past, Present, and Future: Commemorating the Temple in Heritage Sites around the Temple Mount in Jerusalem” in sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Between 2005 and 2011 she worked as a tour guide at the Rachel Yanait-Ben Zvi Center in Jerusalem. Currently, she is teaching a course on “Collective Memory and the Society in Israel” at Hebrew University.

Textures of War

International workshop marking 100 years to the First World War

Tel Aviv, 19-21 October 2014

Programme (PDF)

Annual conference of the ISTME Network

Budapest, 29 September – 03 October 2014

Workshop of the working group Memory and Migration: “Memory on the Move: Theory and Methodology of Memory and Migration” – CFP (deadline expired)

Workshop of the working group Mediation: “Digital Memories, Digital Methods: Transcultural Memory in Europe Beyond Web 2.0” – CFP (deadline expired)

PhD Training School: “Mobilising Memory for Change” – CFP (deadline expired)

“1914 / 2014 – The First World War. Childhood during War, Literature, Memory Culture”


Sept. 10th – 12th, Frankfurt Holzhausenschlösschen

Programme (PDF)

“Media of Memory”

Graduate summer school of the Mnemonics Network for Memory Studies

Stockholm, 21-23 August 2014

“The First World War – Childhood and Literary Memory Cultures”

Lecture Series (Bürgervorlesung)

Frankfurt, April-July 2014

Programme (PDF)

Flyer (PDF)

“A ten year longitudinal study of memory for the terrorist attack of September 11”

William Hirst (New School for Social Research, NYC)

Frankfurt, July 3rd, 2014

Una sola muerte numerosa: escrituras de la memoria, relatos de sobrevivencia

Nora Strejilevich (Center for Latin American Studies, San Diego State University)

Frankfurt, July 2nd, 2014

“Enthusiastic Amateurs. The origins and evolution of the Melbourne International Film Festival as grassroots celebration”

Kirsten Stevens (Melbourne, Australia)

Frankfurt, June 30th, 2014

AFRASO Lecture:

The Indian Ocean World: the Past Alive in the Present

Dr. Renu Modi (University of Mumbai)

19th May 2014 – 18:15 till 19:45

Campus Westend, Room IG 454

“Transculturality and Memory”

Conference of the COST Action “In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe (ISTME)

Skopje, 10-11 April 2014

Conference Announcement (PDF)

“National Celebrations and Cultural Memory in Multicultural Societies”

Panel discussion

Frankfurt, 12 February 2014

Abstract (PDF) and Poster (PDF)

Battle Lines: Contested Remembrance and the Anzac Centenary”

Guest lecture with Bruce Scates (Monash University, Australia)

Frankfurt, 12 February 2014

Poster (PDF)

“Umwege – Detours: Moving Knowledge, Translating Identities”


Frankfurt, 6-7 February 2014

Flyer (PDF)

MYMEM Workshop

3rd Workshop of the Research Network “National Myths and Collective Memory in a Transnational Age”

Stavanger, 05-06 December 2013

Workshops of the COST Action “In Search of Transnational Memory in Europe (ISTME)

Krakow, 16-18 September 2013

Politics of Memory: “Social Construction (and De-Construction) of Guilt and Victimhood”

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

Migration: “Memory and Migration – Changing Frames of Reference”

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

Summer School of the MNEMONICS Network

Ghent, 09-11 September 2013

In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe

Training School for PhD candidates

Copenhagen, 13-16 May 2013

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)


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

Frankfurt, 01-03 November 2012

Conference Programme (PDF)

Graduate Seminar:

“Aesthetics and Ethics of Memory”

(Network “Mnemonics”)

Aarhus, 20-22 September 2012

Conference Programme (PDF)


“How History Enters Photography”

28-30 June 2012

Conference Flyer (incl. Programme) (PDF)

Vera Nünning (Heidelberg University) and
Ansgar Nünning (Giessen University)

“Erzähltheorie(n) und Kulturwissenschaften –

Friedliche Koexistenz oder Perspektiven für

historische Geisteswissenschaften?”

Mittwochskonferenz, FZHG

07 December 2011