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International Fellows

Silke Arnold-de Simine, Reader in Memory, Media and Cultural Studies, Birkbeck, University of London

Johanne Helbo Bøndergaard, Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University

Johanne visited the FMSP as a guest researcher during the summer term 2014 through the Short Term Scientific Mission programme of the COST network “In Search for Transcultural Memory in Europe” (ISTME).

Dagmar Brunow, Lecturer in Film Studies, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Chiara de Cesari, Assistant Professor in European Studies and Cultural Studies, University of Amsterdam

Chiara de Cesari gave a talk in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series titled “European Memory: Tangles of Memory, Borders, and Race” and taught a master class on “Transnational Memories”.

Stef Craps, Research Professor in English Literature, Ghent University

Stef Craps gave a talk in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “Trends in Trauma Theory”. A video recording of this talk can be found here.

Rick Crownshaw, Lecturer in English, Goldsmiths University of London

Alexandre Dessingué, Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and Languages, University of Stavanger

Ian Ellison, PhD Student in Comparative Literature, University of Leeds

Ian Ellison is visiting the FMSP as a DAAD Visiting Scholar for the academic year 2017–2018.

Michael ElmMichael Elm, Senior Research Fellow at the Minerva Institute for German History, Tel Aviv University, and at the Friedrich Meinecke Institute, Free University Berlin

Sébastien Fevry, Associate Professor at the School of Communication, Catholic University of Louvain

Sébastien Fevry visited the FMSP as a guest researcher during the summer term 2014, where he conducted a project on National and Transnational Memory in Contemporary French Cinema. He gave two talks in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “Illegal Migrants and National Memory in Contemporary French Cinema” (click here for a video) and “Sepia Cinema under Nicolas Sarkozy’s France: Nostalgia and National Identity” (click here for a video).

Lewis Goodings, Researcher in Social Psychology, Roehampton University of London

Andrew Hoskins, Interdisciplinary Research Professor, University of Glasgow

Andrew Hoskins gave a talk in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “Digital Memory Studies”. You can view a video recording and a picture gallery of this talk.

Russell Kilbourn, Associate Professor in Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario

Daniel Levy, Associate Professor of Sociology, Stony Brook University of New York

Julia Noordegraaf, Associate Professor at the Department of Media Studies, Amsterdam University

Julia Noordegraaf gave a talk in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “Remembering the Past in the Dynarchive: The State of Knowledge in Digital Archives”.

Jeffrey Olick, Professor of Sociology and History, University of Virginia

Jeffrey Olick gave a talk in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “The Misunderstood Past and Debatable Future of Memory Studies”.


Pamela Pattynama, Indisch Huis Professor of Colonial and Postcolonial Literature and Culture History, Media Studies, and Dutch Literature, University of Amsterdam

Bruno López Petzoldt, Professor of Films Studies and Latin American Literature, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, Brazil

Bruno López Petzoldt gave a talk in our research colloquium in Frankfurt with the title “Erinnerungskulturen in Paraguay: Literatur und (Dokumentar)Film”.

Katia Pizzi, Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies and Director of the Centre for Cultural Memory Studies at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Liedeke Plate, Associate Professor in Gender Studies & Literary and Cultural Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen

Liedeke Plate will be giving a talk in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “Transcultural Rewriting as Memory Practice”.

Gitanjali Pyndiah , Ph.D. Candidate,

Goldsmiths, University of London

Project:

Collective amnesia, denial or disavowal of History? The Indian Ocean Islands of Mauritius and its colonial past

Gitanjali visited the FMSP as a guest researcher during the summer term 2015 through the Short Term Scientific Mission programme of the COST network “In Search for Transcultural Memory in Europe” (ISTME).

Ann Rigney, Professor of Comparative Literature, Utrecht University

Ann Rigney taught a Master Class in Frankfurt with the title “Transnational Memory”. Click here to see a small gallery of pictures from this event. She also gave a talk with the title “The Reception Of Walter Scott In India: Remembering As Anti-Colonial Resistance” at the NITMES conference Provincializing European Memory, a video recording of which you will find here.

Michael Rothberg, Professor of English and Conrad Humanities Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Michael Rothberg gave two talks in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “‘Opa war kein Nazi’: Migration and Multidirectional Memory in Contemporary Germany” and “What Does ‘Coming to Terms with the Past’ Mean (in an Immigration Society)? Turkish/German Vergangenheitsbewältigung” (together with Yasemin Yildiz).

Ulla Savolainen, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Helsinki, Folklore Studies

Alina ThiemannAlina Thiemann, Visiting Fellow, Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main

Barbara Törnquist-Plewa, Professor of Central and Eastern European Studies, Lund University

Barbara Törnquist-Plewa gave a talk at the NITMES conference Provincializing European Memory: “Memory Politics in Contemporary Ukraine: Some Reflections from a Postcolonial Perspective”. Click here to see a video of this talk.

Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi, Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jun Yamana, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University

Jun Yamana gave a talk in our research colloquium in Frankfurt with the title “The State of Memory Studies in Japan”.

Yasemin Yildiz, Professor of German, University of Illinois

Yasemin Yildiz gave a talk in the New Frontiers of Memory Studies series: “What Does ‘Coming to Terms with the Past’ Mean (in an Immigration Society)? Turkish/German Vergangenheitsbewältigung” (together with Michael Rothberg).

Zhuang Wei, Associate Professor of German Studies,

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China