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Past Lectures

Nadia Butt (Justus Liebig University Giessen)

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

New Frontiers in Memory Studies

Frankfurt, 03 February 2015

Michael C. Frank (University of Konstanz)

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

New Frontiers in Memory Studies

Frankfurt, 20 January 2015

Andrew Hoskins (University of Glasgow)

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

New Frontiers in Memory Studies

Frankfurt, 04 November 2014

Stef Craps (University of Ghent)

“Trends in Trauma Theory”

10 June 2014

Sébastien Fevry (Film Studies, Louvain la Neuve)

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

4 June 2014

Chiara de Cesari (University of Amsterdam)

“European Memory: Tangles of Memory, Borders, and Race”

3 June 2014

Sébastien Fevry (Film Studies, Louvain la Neuve)

“Illegal Migrants and National Memory in Contemporary French Cinema”

27 April 2014

Richard Grusin (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)


25 June 2012

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

Jay Winter (Yale University)

“Faces, Voices and the Shadow of War”

Mittwochskonferenz, FZHG

30 May 2012

Michael Rothberg

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

“‘Opa war kein Nazi’: Migration and Multidirectional Memory in Contemporary Germany”

27 October 2011

Paulus Bijl (Utrecht University)

“Photographs of Colonial Violence in Dutch Cultural Remembrance”

30 June 2011

John Nassari

“Digital Storytelling: Refugee Memory, Postmemory and the Politics of Representation”

16 June 2011

Laura Basu (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)

“Remembering an Iron Outlaw: The Cultural Memory of Ned Kelly and the Development of Australian Identities”

09 June 2011

Julia Noordegraaf (University of Amsterdam) and Wolfgang Ernst (Humboldt University of Berlin)

“Media and the Archive: New Concepts”

26 May 2011

Ann Rigney (Utrecht University) and Joep Leerssen (University of Amsterdam)

“Recollecting the Nation: The Nineteenth Century Revisited”

05 May 2011

Jeffrey Olick (University of Virginia)

“The Misunderstood Past and Debatable Future of Memory Studies”

Mittwochskonferenz, FZHG

08 December 2010