Histcon.se Time, Memory and Representation Tid, Minne, Representation

A Multidisciplinary Program on Transformations in Historical Consciousness

Ett mångdisciplinärt forskningsprogram om historiemedvetandets förvandlingar


Conference: "The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life"

Published on 19 August, 2016

TMR scholars participate in the 2nd INTH network conference in Ouro Preto, Brazil, in August 23-26

The conference will open with a keynote speech by TMR program director Hans Ruin: "Necropolitics: On the constitution of community through caring for the Dead".

Four TMR scholars will present the following papers during the conference:

Victoria Fareld: "Coming to terms with the present: Exploring the chrononormativity of historical time"

Dan Karlholm: "The Actualized Past"

Johan Hegardt: "The Red Parentheses: Museums and Memory around the Baltic Sea"

Irina Sandomirskaja: "Poetry Engaging in History: A Forbidden Past and the Ethics of Citation in Anna Akhmatova"

More information on the conference can be found here.

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