H-Memory is a network open to all academics and researchers concerned with Memory Studies. This inter-disciplinary field interests itself in how humans remember and represent that memory, be it through literature, monuments, historical works, or in their own private lives.

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CFP: International Summit on Civil and Human Rights (New Dates: October 28-30, 2015)

The fifty-year anniversaries of major events of the American civil rights movement provide occasion for reflection on milestone events in the American civil rights movement. We take pause to recall the significance of Brown v. Board of Education, the Freedom Rides, the March on Washington, and the major civil rights legislative achievements.

Public Lecture and Graduate Workshop Prof Astrid Erll: From “Cultural Paradigms” to Transcultural Premediation: Media and the Shape of Memory

University of Warwick


Memory Group

European History Research Centre (EHRC)

Connecting Cultures Global Research Priority


cordially invite you to two events with


Prof Astrid Erll

Unofficial Histories 2015: 5-6 June 2015, Amsterdam

Dear Friends,
You are warmly invited to join us for the fourth annual Unofficial Histories conference, 5th-6th June 2015.
Unofficial Histories is a public conference to discuss how the past is used and presented in society, from the university and public arenas, to popular culture and everyday life.
It aims to open up to examination the ways in which historians, curators, writers, journalists, artists, archivists, geographers, film-makers, musicians, playwrights, activists and enthusiasts prod

Seeking interviewees for doctoral research on images as historical evidence

Dear Colleagues:

Have you used digitized archival photographs as historical evidence in your scholarly activities?

I am a doctoral candidate in the School of Information & Library Science at UNC Chapel Hill.  As part of my doctoral research, I am seeking to conduct interviews with individuals who have used digitized photographs in their scholarly activities (teaching, publications, presentations, or related research pursuits).