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Techne Conflux: Reading Anticolonial Sources in the Colonial Archive – The Many Migrations of Maulana Ubaidullah Sindhi

Techne Conflux: Rethinking Archival Research, Methods and Practice   Reading Anticolonial Sources in the Colonial Archive: The Many Migrations of Maulana Ubaidullah Sindhi Raza Naeem, University of Central Punjab   Wednesday 7th December, 11.00-13.00 (M2 Grand Parade and online)  … Continue Reading →

Spotlight On: Judith Ricketts – Successful Recipient of ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

We’re delighted in being able to congratulate Judith Ricketts on her excellent news of being a successful recipient of ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) via Co-Lab at the University of Sussex. Working as PI and creative artist in residence, Judith… Continue Reading →

Spotlight On: Wellcome Collection Stories – ‘Sorry To Keep You Waiting’ by Dr Ian Williams

Wellcome Collection Stories: Sorry To Keep You Waiting by Dr Ian Williams I was recently commissioned to draw twelve comic strips for the Wellcome Collection, as part of the Stories series on their website. I called the series Sorry To… Continue Reading →

CMNH Welcomes VRF Professor Ahmet Atay

CMNH is really pleased to welcome Professor Ahmet Atay as one of our VRFs this academic year. Ahmet Atay (Ph.D. Southern Illinois University- Carbondale) is Professor of Global Media and Communication Studies at the College of Wooster. His research falls… Continue Reading →

Oral History and Activism Workshop: Activists of the ‘Long Sixties’ and the Politics of Memory

Oral History and Activism Workshop: Activists of the ‘Long Sixties’ and the politics of memory   Dr Manus McGrogan, Visiting Research Fellow 12 December, 1.00pm, G4, Grand Parade, City Campus   Riots, radicalism and revolutions – hallmarks of the ‘Long… Continue Reading →

Co-constructing Memory in our Landscapes: Technologies

Co-constructing Memory in our Landscapes: Technologies Thursday 8 December 14:00 – 17:00 Room M2 (Boardroom), Grand Parade, University of Brighton, BN2 0JY   In association with the following University of Brighton CORES: Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories Centre for… Continue Reading →

Techne Doctoral Training Partnership (AHRC) Open Call

Techne Doctoral Training Partnership (AHRC) Open Call This University of Brighton open call for AHRC-funded Techne studentships for October 2023 is accepting applications until 03 January 2023.  We are looking for motivated and engaged individuals to study across our thematic… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Visualizing the Past: Postcolonial and Diasporic Memories Through Photography

Ahmet Atay, Professor, Department of Communication, College of Wooster  Wednesday 14 December, 2022 at 5.30-7.00pm, G4, City Campus, University of Brighton. Please note the date change. Online via Zoom – joining instructions will be emailed. As a media and cultural… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: 1968 and After: French Radical Posters and Press at the Crossroads of New Left and ‘Counterculture’ .

1968 and after: French radical posters and press at the crossroads of new left and ‘counterculture’ . Manus McGrogan, IS History Group. Independent Scholar. Wednesday 18th January 2023, 5:30 to 7pm. Room TBC. CMNH Seminar Series: Visual culture, history, and memory… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Reparative vs Repetitive Histories, or When the Post-Colonial and the Post-Socialist Discourse meet in the Realm of Statue War

Reparative vs repetitive histories, or when the post-colonial and the post-socialist discourse meet in the realm of statue war. Dr Andrea Pruchova Hruzova, Institute for Contemporary History, Charles University, Prague. Wednesday 15th February 2023, 5:30 to 7pm. Room TBC. CMNH… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Futures Past: Africa in the Cold War Photographic Archive

Futures Past: Africa in the Cold War Photographic Archive Professor Darren Newbury (University of Brighton) Wednesday 1st March, 5:30- 7pm, 2023. Room TBC CMNH Seminar Series: Visual culture, history, and memory. All Welcome, no need to book, just turn up…. Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Neither Forbidden nor Particularly Encouraged or Supported: the Ambivalent Status of Photography during Romania’s Communist Period

Neither forbidden nor particularly encouraged or supported: the ambivalent status of photography during Romania’s communist period Dr Uschi Klein, School of Art and Media, University of Brighton Wednesday 10th May 2023, 5:30 to 7pm (online) CMNH Seminar Series: Visual culture,… Continue Reading →

Woman, Life, Freedom: CMNH Stands in Solidarity with Women and Protesters in Iran

Please note there is sensitive and upsetting information in this blogpost. Woman, Life, Freedom: CMNH Stands in Solidarity with Women and Protesters in Iran. CMNH stands in solidarity with those who speak out about the injustices occurring in Iran and… Continue Reading →

Unseen Brighton: Launch of New Blogsite

Recovering the hidden multicultural history of the University of Brighton and its forerunner institutions This collaborative archival project aims to recover the hidden presence and experience of Black and Asian people, as well as other racialised ethnic minorities – both… Continue Reading →

INTERNATIONAL CALL TO CONVERT BARCELONA NATIONAL POLICE PREFECTURE INTO A SITE OF MEMORY

INTERNATIONAL CALL TO CONVERT BARCELONA NATIONAL POLICEPREFECTURE INTO A SITE OF MEMORY   The Barcelona National Police Prefecture, run by Spain’s Ministry of the Interior, locatedin the centre of the city, has a special significance for having been the main… Continue Reading →

CMNH Welcomes VRF Dr Manus McGrogan

CMNH is really pleased to welcome Dr Manus McGrogan, historian, researcher, oral historian and political activist. Manus will be facilitating two oral history workshops that draw on his research and activism, as well as presenting a paper at the Centre’s… Continue Reading →

Joint and Collaborative Seminar: Birmingham Centre for Media & Cultural Research and Centre for Memory, Narrative & Histories (Online) Weds 16 November 16.00-17.30

Wednesday 16 November 16.00-17.30pm (online) This collaborative work-in-progress seminar is organised jointly between the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research and Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories. The seminar will include short presentations from colleagues at both institutions. It… Continue Reading →

CMNH Welcomes VRF Professor Forkert

We are really pleased to welcome Professor Forkert, who joins CMNH as VRF for 2022-23.   Kirsten Forkert is a researcher, teacher and activist. She is based at the Birmingham Institute of Media and English at BCU, where she’s also… Continue Reading →

CMNH Launches new Work in Progress Seminar

CMNH is delighted to announce the launch of a new work in progress seminar that’s open to all members and other interested researchers. The aim of our work in progress seminar is to open up a space where ideas and… Continue Reading →

CMNH Collaborates with University of Sussex on Death Festival

Working with Jude Kelly, founder of the WOW – Women of the World Festival and the international charity, the ‘Death Festival’ encourages us to consider death and dying through two days of talks, concerts, performances, workshops and installations. Held at… Continue Reading →

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