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Hanna Teichler

Bulletin No. 5/2024

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...

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’. 

The field of memory studies has lost a charismatic founding figure. Jan Assmann died on Monday 19 February 2024. He was 85. Jan Assmann’s landmark study of cultural memory, Das kulturelle Gedächtnis, was published in 1992 and immediately welcomed across German academia as a new ‘paradigm’ of studying culture. The book has been translated into...

Contested memories and painful pasts regularly re-appear in the Europan public sphere on transnational, national, and regional levels. The war in Ukraine as well as the Hamas terrorist attacks against Israel and Israel fighting back, but also the recent experience with global pandemics have instigated a new wave of memory themes and disputes.  Various memory narratives have...

March 13, 2024 9.30-10.30 am CET Online via Microsoft Teams Speakers: Joanna Wawrzyniak (Warsaw) and Tea Sindbaek Andersen (Copenhagen) Moderated by Kateřina Králová (Charles University) This online course is organized by Working Group 2 ‘Transformation of Welfare’.  Contested memories and painful pasts regularly re-appear in the Europan public sphere on transnational, national, and regional levels. The...

Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Transformations of Welfare in Europe Steven D. Brown (Nottingham Trent University), Kateřina Králová (Charles University), Marileen La Haije (Universität zu Köln), Isabel Machado Alexandre (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)     Introduction The post-World War II reconstruction from 1945 onwards brought with it a massive transformation in the ways in...

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 scholars and PhD students for our 2024 training school that will focus on “Slow Memory theory”. The training school will take place at the Faculty...

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 training school runs from May 27-28, and the official annual meeting from May 29- 31.  Please stay tuned for more information. AccommodationDuring the training school and the...

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