Ruth Sanz Sabido has organised a conference, Postmemory Analysis, to take place at Canterbury Christ Church University on 3 July 2018.

Remembering what we have not lived: Approaches to Postmemory Analysis

Powell Building
North Holmes Road Campus
Canterbury Christ Church University
Canterbury (UK)

3 July 2018

This conference is funded by the British Academy/Leverhulme project ‘Remembering what we have not lived: Postmemory Analysis of Franco’s violence in Spain’, and by the Centre for Research on Communities and Cultures.

To register for catering purposes please go here

Provisional programme:

10.00-10.30 Refreshments

10.30-10.35 Welcome

10.35-11.15 Keynote
Documents of Inherited Memories: Entre el dictador y yo, homage and vindication
Laia Quílez Esteve (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)

11.15-11.40
‘Keeping the Memory Alive’: The Journey of a Torah Scroll from the Czech Republic to Ramsgate
Maria Diemling (Canterbury Christ Church University)

11.40-12.05
The ‘Mediatization’ of Postmemory
Dov Shinar (Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem)

12.05-12.30
Kosovo Diaspora, Migration and Prosthetic Memories
Dafina Paca (Cardiff University)

12.30-12.55
Postmemory and migration: Remembering family histories among grandchildren of Turkish guest workers in Germany
Rieke Böhling (University of Bremen)

12.55-1.30 Lunch

1.30-1.55
Prosaic Persistence: the enduring material potency in (re)membrance & photographic ephemera
Karen J Shepherdson (Canterbury Christ Church University)

1.55-2.20
Researching anthropophagy in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: where methods and ethics overlap
Nicola Jones (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

2.20-2.45
Memory for non-witnessed events: the space between vicarious memory and postmemory
Tim Fawns (Edinburgh University)

2.45-3.10
Postmemory Analysis of Franco’s violence in Spain
Ruth Sanz Sabido (Canterbury Christ Church University)

3.10-3.30 Final Remarks

 

For more details, contact Dr Ruth Sanz Sabido.