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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Table of Contents: Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society (Vol. 6, Issue 1)

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society has been published by Berghahn Journals. JEMMS explores perceptions of society as constituted and conveyed in processes of learning and educational media. The focus is on various types of texts (such as textbooks, museums, memorials, films) and their institutional, political, social, economic, and cultural contexts. 

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal:

Last Call for Applications! Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence (Deadline: May 25, 2014!)

The 2nd Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence (NRVSS 2014) will be organized between June 23 and July 4, 2014 at the Charles University in Prague by Charles University in Prague and International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, supported by the London School of Economics – LSEE and PRIO. The language of communication will be English.

Author: 
Miles Orvell
Reviewer: 
Charles McCrary

McCrary on Orvell, 'The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space and Community'


Miles Orvell. The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space and Community. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. xiii + 286 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3568-5.

Reviewed by Charles McCrary (FSU)
Published on H-Memory (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Linda Levitt

The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space and Community

Call for papers: Researching Uniqueness, 6th annual Brighton-Sussex postgraduate conference, 6th June 2014

The 6th annual Brighton-Sussex postgraduate conference Co-organised by the Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research (University of Sussex) and the Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories (University of Brighton)

6 JUNE 2014

The Keep, Brighton 

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