“Genealogies of Memory” workshops
Warsaw, 7-8 December 2015
In November 2015 a book titled “Memory and Change in Europe. Eastern Perspectives” will be published by Berghahn Books. It is the outcome of the “Genealogies of Memory” project’s first few years of activity. The book is a starting point for this year’s edition of the project. Memory scholars are invited to participate in workshops where they will discuss the current state of research on memory and offer perspectives on the future development of the field. Continue reading
International Conference, Warsaw, 17-19 March 2016
With the “Genealogies of Memory” project we facilitate academic exchange between Central and East European scholars of individual and collective memory, and intend to promote this region’s study of memory among the broader international academic community.
What is specific to the conferences and seminars held so far is, on the one hand, an attempt to define the specificity of Central and Eastern Europe as regards history and memory by looking at the changing practices of remembrance in the region during the twentieth and the twenty first centuries; and on the other hand, a proposal to see history and memory in a broader European and global context, and to search for possible application of memory research from this region within the broader international study of social and cultural memory. We are particularly interested in theoretical and methodological questions as viewed against specific historical and geographical contexts.