Re-framing Remembering

Re-framing Remembering
Short BIO Dr. Vicky Karaiskou, Open University of Cyprus,
Vicky Karaiskou is Associate Professor in art history at the Open University of Cyprus and teaches in the “Cultural Policy and Development” MA programme.
She has been an Andrew J. Mellon Distinguished VisitorinResidence in the Fine Arts at Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN, United States in 2014. She is holder of the newly appointed UNESCO Chair on “Visual Anticipation and Futures Literacy towards Visual Literacy”. Since 2019 she facilitates Futures Literacy and Visual Literacy workshops around the world. Her research broadly focuses on the interactions between artworks and social milieu. Particular issues of research include visuality and visual literacy; culture and national identities; cultural and national memory; commemoration and public sculpture; and art and power.  More on her work here.

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The Centre of Public History, Heritage and Memory at Nottingham Trent University is pleased to announce a two-day conference on ‘Language and Memory’ in Nottingham on 5th and 6th June, 2023 (organised by Sophie van den Elzen, Thomas Van de Putte and Natalie Braber). The event aims to bring together memory scholars and linguists to...

The slow memory study group reads texts related to history, memory and time that are suggested by members of the COST group. Our goal is to foster conversation among the working groups and develop a conceptual framework in slow memory. During the academic year, we meet online the second Monday of every month. The study group...

Join us for film screening of ‘Cultural Memories of an Industrial Past’ and conversation with its directors, Irene Diaz and Ruben Vega from the University of Oviedo. The event is organized in the #SlowMemoTalks series “Transformation of work: Memories of Industrial Pasts” by Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw) and Davide N. Carnevale (University of Ferrara)....

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.

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.

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]

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