The Making and Remaking of Memory after 1945: symposium

Title: The Making and Remaking of Memory after 1945
Location: The Cinema, School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPD.
Description: From the Cultural Memory JISCmail. Sessions on oral history and memory in the museum may be of interest to readers of this blog:

Gabriel Koureas
Sue Malvern


1.00 – 3.00 pm

Caroline Attan, North London Arts, Broken Lines of Communication

Isabel Schropper, IGRS, A question of reliability: The use of fragmented memories in Oral History

Katherina Hoffmann, Oldenburg, “After 88 years, the Red Baron is flying high again”: Myths and Forms of Remembering in Families.

Silke Arnold-de Simine, Birkbeck The boom of the Memory Museum

3.30 -6.00pm

Tom Allbeson, Durham, A Vision of Britain: Photographs of the City in Discourses of Post-War Reconstruction.

Dominic Williams, Reading and Leeds ‘A true image of my mind’: Wyndham Lewis’s Post-War Portrayal of his Pre-War Politics.

Jens Anderman, Birkbeck, Returning to the Sites of Horror: The Recovery of Clandestine Concentration Camps in Argentina.

Sue Malvern, Reading, Remembering protest

Gabriel Koureas, Birkbeck, Remembering war in the museum space

6- 6.30 pm Drinks and discussion
Respondents: Astrid Schmetterling, Goldsmiths and Gabriel Koureas


For more information:
Gabriel Koureas, School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck
Telephone: 0207 6316129
Start Time: 13:00
Date: 2008-10-24
End Time: 18:30

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