Close this search box.

Transformative Practices for Times of Uneven and Accelerating Change


Slow Memory ECR Training School: Belgrade May 27-28, 2024 organized by Orli Fridman and Jovan Ivanovic “Theoretical approaches to Slow Memory” The Slow Memory Cost Action invites applications from junior

Read More »

Belgrade, May 27- 31, 2024 organized by Orli Fridman and Jovan Ivanovic Our next and third Annual Meeting will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, from May 27-31. The early career researcher

Read More »


About the SlowMemory COST Action

Slow memory is an emergent concept that is intended to help us think from new angles about how societies and individuals remember the pasts that meaningfully affect their present and future. It begins from the premise that we are quite skilled (and have much practice) commemorating sudden or extreme events such as wars, atrocities or catastrophes. But we are less certain about how to reckon with slow-moving transformations that may be just as impactful, such as climate change, deindustrialization, or the gradual expansion of social and political rights. Thus, both negative and positive change can happen without having a clear location or timeframe. This COST Action brings together scholars and practitioners from many different disciplines (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technologists) to consider how we may grasp the meaning slow processes, how we may remember slowly, and how we may study slow change and slow remembrance without feeling too much time pressure.

Meet our
Working Groups

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more