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Recent network events

5-7 December, 2012

Migration, Memory and Place

Seminar hosted in collaboration with Network for Migration and Culture

Papers from the conference

Keynote speakers:
Edward S. Casey (Stony Brook University)
Andreas Huyssen (Columbia University)
Nikos Papastergiadis (University of Melbourne)
Alistair Thomson (Monash University, Melbourne)
University of Copenhagen, 5-6 December
Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, 7 December


Memory related events:

Recent perfomances by Mads Rosendahl Thomsen and Stefan Iversen on Memory culture are now available online (in Danish):

See also two recent articles by Britta Timm Knudsen on tourism and memory :

And an anthology on War, Memory and Emotions, co-edited by Kasper Green Krejberg:

    About the network

    The Danish Network for Cultural Memory Studies coordinates activities that facilitate interdisciplinary research within the field of cultural memory studies in a cooperation between researchers and graduate students at University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University.

    The activities of the network is funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research in 2011-12 and will have a focus on the aesthetics of memory, the practice of memory culture, and memory cultures and transnationalism.

    In 2011 and 2012 the network will organize series of 8 graduate seminars, some in cooperation with The University of London, 3 internal working seminars with all members of the network, and 3 open international conferences with invited guest speakers.

    The directors of the network are Associate Professor Mads Rosendahl Thomsen (Aarhus) and Associate Professor Frederik Tygstrup (Copenhagen).



    On this site you can find information about the people involved, past and upcoming eventsimages, videos and texts from our seminars and links to other resources in the field of cultural memory studies.

    Contact: memory@au.dk