Keynote Lecture | Plenary Session TFDC G.41/G.56 Plenary Lecture Theatre
Jul 05, 2023 09:15 - 10:30(Europe/London)
20230705T0915 20230705T1030 Europe/London Keynote Lecture – Andreas Huyssen: 'The Art of Memory Activism in the Global South'

The Art of Memory Activism in the Global South

Andreas Huyssen, Columbia University, New York

Drawing on my recent book Memory Art in the Contemporary World: Confronting Violence in the Global South (Lund Humphries, 2022), this talk will explore different modes of art activism in the global South and their relationship to the memoryscapes of national histories of state violence.

Andreas Huyssen is the Villard Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York. His books include Twilight Memories: Marking Time in a Culture of Amnesia (1995), Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory (2003), the edited volume Other Cities, Other Worlds: Urban Imaginaries in a Globalizing World (Duke UP, 2008), William Kentridge and Nalini Malani: The Shadowplay as Medium of Memory (2013), Miniature Metropolis: Literature in an Age of Photography and Film (2015), and Memory Art in the Contemporary World: Confronting Violence in the Global South (2022).

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The Art of Memory Activism in the Global South

Andreas Huyssen, Columbia University, New York


Drawing on my recent book Memory Art in the Contemporary World: Confronting Violence in the Global South (Lund Humphries, 2022)this talk will explore different modes of art activism in the global South and their relationship to the memoryscapes of national histories of state violence.


Andreas Huyssen is the Villard Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York. His books include Twilight Memories: Marking Time in a Culture of Amnesia (1995), Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory (2003), the edited volume Other Cities, Other Worlds: Urban Imaginaries in a Globalizing World (Duke UP, 2008), William Kentridge and Nalini Malani: The Shadowplay as Medium of Memory (2013), Miniature Metropolis: Literature in an Age of Photography and Film (2015), and Memory Art in the Contemporary World: Confronting Violence in the Global South (2022).

Villard Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature
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Columbia University, New York
 Aline Sierp
Associate Professor
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Maastricht University
Postdoctoral Researcher
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University College London; Tallinn University
 Ene Kõresaar
Professor of Oral History and Memory Studies
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University of Tartu
Lecturer
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Fukuyama City University
 Seda Şen
Dr.
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Baskent University
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