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Approaches to Postmemory Analysis.


Approaches to Postmemory Analysis.


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)

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

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

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

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

12.55-1.30 Lunch

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

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

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

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.

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