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Hanna Teichler

Hanna Teichler
Image 13: Part of the massive monument in Batina

Call for Papers: Slow Memory after Conflict

Call for articles for the Special Issue  Slow Memory After Conflict: Fragments From the Post- Yugoslav Space  Editors: Orli Fridman and Vjeran Pavlakovic  Rationale  Inspired by the COST Action on Slow Memory, we are pleased to announce a call for papers to a special issue of the journal Southeastern Europe that will critically engage with...

Editors: Gruia Badescu, University of KonstanzMaija Spurina, Latvian Academy of CultureChristian Wicke, Utrecht University Cities have been studied as arenas of diverse memory politics, as well as palimpsests where long-term political and social changes can be uncovered through the purposeful illumination of multiple layers of memory (Huyssen 2003). Urban life has been long associated with...

On April 25th-26th, the WG1 “Transformation of Work” met in Warsaw for a workshop titled “European Trade Unionists’ Industrial Memories.” Nicolas Arendt, Stefan Berger, Natalie Braber, Irene Diaz, Paweł Downarowicz, Zoe Konsbruck, Ruben Vega, and Joanna Wawrzyniak discussed their interviews with unionists from Germany, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Poland, and Spain. The workshop was followed...

The second episode of our Slow Memory podcast is now available on all major streaming platforms! In this episode, we introduce the work and ambitions of the Slow Memory COST Action. Memory Studies has been very much shaped by how societies remember extreme violence and sudden conflicts. However, Slow Memory researchers believe that the key social...

Dear members of the Slow Memory Community, We hope that you are enjoying spring time at the moment. This is the 5th instalment of the Slow Memory Bulletin, the newsletter to keep you in the loop regarding events, projects, publications, and more. The Action now has 295 individual members, so we do need this medium of...

Today – on the 81st anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – the Antisemitism and Holocaust Education Team (University of Birmingham) launches a competition for students and teachers to learn about the history of the Holocaust and the Second World War in Europe’s East. Part of a project exploring the slow impact of these histories on...

Call for Contributions: Virtual Exhibition — Image(in)ing Slow Transformation Organized by Vjollca Krasniqi, Vicky Karaiskou, Isabel Machado Alexandre and Alice Semedo Transformation lies at the core of the Slow Memory COST Action. It is a keyword when solutions to challenges in politics, welfare, conflict, work, environment, and knowledge methodologies are required. It carries an immense...

11 June 2024, 5pm-6.30pm. NTU, NEWLT4 City Campus Also available online via Microsoft Teams Professor Robert Gildea (University of Oxford): The Miners’ Strike: their story in their voices’   The Miners’ Strike of 1984-85 was the last great industrial conflict of the twentieth century in Britain. Miners stayed out for a year in defence of...

8-9 June 2024 Stari Grad, Hvar, Croatia The workshop “Islands of Memory” is part of an ongoing initiative on historical remembrance on islands, focused on the Adriatic and Mediterranean from a comparative perspective. The workshop invites academics and practitioners from a multidisciplinary background to reflect on memory and historical remembrance in the context of islands....

  ITC Conference Grants are aimed at supporting Early Career Investigator and PhD students from Participating ITC to attend related conferences, events or conduct activities on the topic of the Action that are not organised by the COST Action. Dissemination Conference Grants support the participation of Action participants to high-level conference to present the work...

Open Call for Applications: Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSM) 2024 Purpose of a Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) under COST Action Slow Memory The main objective of the COST Action Slow Memory (CA20105) is to develop the concept of slow memory as an approach to understanding and responding to grand-scale transformation. Bringing together theoretical approaches both from...

What exactly is International Women’s Day (IWD) for? What does it commemorate and how should we mark it? Read how Sara Jones and Maija Spurina (Working Group 3) tackle these questions in their essay ‘From state propaganda to populist marketing ploy: The slippery meaning of International Women’s Day’. 

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