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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The Natural History of Memory: London seminar, May 17, 2014

 The Natural History of Memory Inaugural Seminar

(hosted by the Cultural Memory Seminar Series, sponsored by the Department of English, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster) 

Venue: G37, Senate House

Date: 17th May, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

Speakers: Professor Anna Reading (King’s College London),  'Where Do Clouds Come From? A Natural History of Digital Memory’ 

Dr Frank Uekoetter (University of Birmingham), 'The Boll Weevil, the Post-Slavery Plantation, and the Global World of Monoculture’ 

Oral History Book Launches and Play (Montreal)

The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling in Montreal invites you to the launch of Stacey Zembrzycki’s According to Baba: A Collaborative Oral History of Sudbury’s Ukrainian Community and Steven High’s Oral History at the Crossroads: Sharing Life Stories of Survival and Displacement (UBC Press, 2014), the first two books in UBC Press’s new “Shared: Oral and Public History” book series. A reception as well as a dramatic reading of Jenny Montgomery’s Déraciné, a French-language play that came out of the Montreal Life Stories project, will follow.

Looking for a German translator/research assistant in Berlin in May


I am urgently looking for a German speaking translator/research assistant to help undertake a small amount of paid casual work in Berlin in the first week of May.  There is about 12 hours work availbale.

The project will examine how the public engages with specific representations of the past in a number of everyday landscapes.  In Berlin the focus will be on Stolpersteine.  Research assistance is sought to facilitate vox pop interviews with members of the public who stop at these stumbling blocks.