3rd. Annual Memory Studies Association Conference

msa.pngVenue: Faculty of Philology, Universdad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Campus de Moncloa, Pza. Menéndez Pelayo s/n (Madrid)

Founded in 2016 in Amsterdam, the Memory Studies Association (MSA) aims to provide a central forum for developing, discussing, and exchanging ideas about the theory and methodology of the broad-ranging field of memory studies. The MSA welcomes all students, scholars, and practitioners interested in memory in both the public and private realms, no matter their home discipline, to come together to help advance the field and exchange work and ideas.

This conference will thus highlight, among other things, the extending horizons of memory studies, inviting papers that discuss both transnational memory constellations and specific examples of local memory-making around the globe. It seeks answers to questions such as: How can memory studies continue to conceptualize the production of memories around the globe while taking into account the diversity of conceptualizations of time and space? Acknowledging the fact that current theories of memory are heavily influenced by the memories of traumatic pasts, how can memory studies broaden its scope, for instance, by incorporating the analysis of non-violent pasts?

As an interdisciplinary forum for memory studies, we warmly welcome contributions from various research fields and explicitly invite transdisciplinary approaches.

Further questions can be addressed to conference [at] memorystudiesassociation.org

Organizing Committee: Francisco Ferrándiz (ILLA-CSIC), María García Alonso (UNED), Marije Hristova (ILLA-CSIC), Johanna Vollmeyer (UCM and association Memorias en Red)

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