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.
The fourth conference from the “Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe” series organized by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity is dedicated to the memory of 1989-91 in post-socialist countries. During three days, dozens of historians, sociologists and anthropologists from more than twenty countries will exchange views on what unites and what divides the memories of transformation in Central and Eastern Europe.
Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance has won the Institute for Humanities Research (ASU)'s Transdisciplinary Book Award for a book that exemplifies socially engaged scholarship. Scrapbooks are a technology of public and private memory that allowed 19th century users to both speak back to the media and treasure what mattered to them. From Abraham Lincoln to Susan B.