Roundtable | Special Session | Memory, Activism and Social Justice USB 1.006
Jul 06, 2023 15:30 - 17:00(Europe/London)
20230706T1530 20230706T1700 Europe/London Where next for the activist turn in memory studies? (Launch of the The Routledge Handbook of Memory Activism)

Speakers in this special session present contemporary examples of how central Memory Activism has become and propose different perspectives on how to go forward in future research. This is the second Roundtable organised for the launch of the Routledge Handbook of Memory Activism. If possible it would be great to feature these two one after the other, with the second in the final slot of a day (so that we can invite people for a celebratory drinks afterwards.) Titles for the talks:Charumbira: Some Thoughts on White Supremacy and Global Knowledge ProductionFridman & Gensburger: Unlocking Memory: Did the Covid Pandemic Change Commemorations?Kennedy: Unsettling the State in Memory ActivismLim: Transnational Memory Activism and Performative Nationalism in the Global EastsRigney: Monument Toppling in the Memory-activism NexusEvans will serve as a respondent.

USB 1.006 MSA Conference Newcastle 2023 conference@memorystudiesassociation.org
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Speakers in this special session present contemporary examples of how central Memory Activism has become and propose different perspectives on how to go forward in future research. This is the second Roundtable organised for the launch of the Routledge Handbook of Memory Activism. If possible it would be great to feature these two one after the other, with the second in the final slot of a day (so that we can invite people for a celebratory drinks afterwards.) Titles for the talks:
Charumbira: Some Thoughts on White Supremacy and Global Knowledge Production
Fridman & Gensburger: Unlocking Memory: Did the Covid Pandemic Change Commemorations?
Kennedy: Unsettling the State in Memory Activism
Lim: Transnational Memory Activism and Performative Nationalism in the Global Easts
Rigney: Monument Toppling in the Memory-activism Nexus
Evans will serve as a respondent.

affiliated researcher
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Utrecht University
Associate Professor
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University of Western Ontario
Associate Professor
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Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK)
Full Research Professor
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CNRS, France
A/Professor
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The Australian National University
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Senior Lecturer
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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
PhD Candidate
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Uni Marburg, Centre for Conflict Studies
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