Theories and methods of cultural memory studies

PhD workshop

November 16, 2011

University of Copenhagen, Amager

The workshop consists of discussions of key texts in the field of Cultural Memory Studies on the basis of short introductions. The texts are to be read in preparation. Interested PhD students should email as soon as possible and no later than November 11. You will receive a pdf copy of the texts upon registration.

The workshop including preparation merits 0,8 ECTS.


11.00-12.00: Pierre Nora:"Between Memory and History" and "Reasons for the current upsurge in memory". Introduced by Mads Anders Baggesgaard
12.00-12.45: Lunch
12.45-13.45: Jeffrey K. Olick, Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi and Daniel Levy: "Introduction" (from The collective memory reader, Oxford UP, 2011) and Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht: "After Learning from History" (from ). Introduced by Mads Rosendahl Thomsen
14.00-15.00: Stephen Greenblatt: "Resonance and Wonder". Introduced by Frederik Tygstrup
15.15-16.15: Karen E. Till: "Memory in the New Berlin". Introduced by Mads Daugbjerg.