Alexandre Dessingué is Associate Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies and Languages, and head of the Memory Studies Research Group (MEMS) at University of Starvanger, Norway.

Projects:

“Towards a Common Past” – funded by the Nordic Council of Research and managed by the University of Lund http://www.cfe.lu.se/towards-a-common-past/events

“MYMEM – National Myths and Collective Memory in a Global Age” – funded by the Norwegian Council of Research and managed by the University of Stavanger www.uis.no/mems

The Meaning of the Collectiveness in Maurice Halbwachs

Key Publications:

(2011) Dunkirk, City of Memories. Stavanger: Hertervig Akademisk forlag

(2012 – In press) Le polyphonisme du roman, Peter Lang Int.

(2011)”Towards a Penomenology of Memory and Forgetting” in Ricoeur Studies/Les études ricoeuriennes. vol 2, nr 1. Pittsburgh University Press, Pittsburgh. http://ricoeur.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/ricoeur/article/view/42

(2012 – In press) ” Looking at the Past with Jorge Semprún: An Aesthetic Reflection on the Use of Memories” in CFE – Conference papers, University of Lund.