Announcing the second Slow Memory conference

Announcing the second Slow Memory conference

The second conference for the COST Action “Slow Memory – Transformative Practices for Times of Uneven and Accelerated Change” will take place in Aarhus, Denmark from June 12th-16th, 2023.

The focus of the conference is on methodologies: considering the barriers, blocks, flows and flux in working with and through slow memory practices

The conference will provide space for trainings, reflections, workshops, excursions and panel presentations.

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On June 6, 2022, about sixty members of the COST Action on Slow Memory, which now has 38 member countries, met for the first time in person to discuss their research interests, to get to know each other as individuals, and to begin to figure out what this concept might mean for memory studies and remembrance practices.

On Nov. 25th, 2022 12-1:30 CET we will discuss the practicalities of organizing interviews with trade union representatives. If you would like to attend and you are not at our mailing list – please contact Joanna Wawrzyniak wawrzyniakj[at]uw.edu.pl.

Eleven members representing eleven countries met in-person in Portland and had three days of lively discussions about the concept of slow memory, the approach to politics, and the nature and direction of transformation we aim to achieve. 

As an overarching theme, the slow memory concept is the cornerstone of the training and capacity-building working group that inquiries into how global and local societies confront their past.

CA20105 Slow Memory WG 2 Welfare Meeting, June 8 & 10, 2022, Isle of Portland. The WG2 participants identified an overreaching theme of their interest as (de)institutionalization of care(s). Within this theme, the methods and concepts bringing them together are the following:

Conference Report – Working Group 4: Transformation of ConflictLocation: Portland, DorsetDate: June 6-10, 2022 Jovan Ivanović (University of Belgrade) & Muireann Prendergast (South East Technological University, Ireland) During the first in-person meeting of the Slow Memory network on the Island of Portland, members of Working Group 4: Transformation of Conflict participated in three workshops under...

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