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CMNH Online Seminar: Complex Normalities: Soldier Memories and Politics of the Post- in Northern Ireland

CMNH Occasional Seminar. Annemarie Majlund Jensen (Aarhus University, Denmark) 19th May, 6pm to 7:30pm (online) Book now The past presence – and present absence – of the British Army in Northern Ireland often reappears in accounts of the island’s transformation… Continue Reading →

Joint book launch, talks and discussion with Dr Julia Winckler and Dr Annebella Pollen.

Joint book launch, talks and discussion with Dr Julia Winckler and Dr Annebella Pollen Thursday 12 May 2022, 17:30-19:00, Room M2, Mezzanine floor, Grand Parade Fabricating Lureland: A history of the imagination and memory of Peacehaven, a speculative interwar garden city development by… Continue Reading →

The Centre for Memory Narrative and Histories welcomes new joint Co-Directors

The Centre for Memory Narrative and Histories is delighted to announce its two new Co-Directors: Dr Deborah Madden and Dr. Zeina Maasri. We congratulate them warmly on their achievement and look forward to the development of the Centre under their… Continue Reading →

CMNH and PPA Seminar: Owning My Ancestors: The Slave-owning History of the Dawkins Family, 1664-1833

Dr James Dawkins, Lancaster University Owning My Ancestors: The Slave-owning History of the Dawkins Family, 1664-1833 Thursday February 17th, 6pm-7.30pm. Online. Book here Co-hosted by the Centre for memory, Narrative and Histories and the Politics, Philosophy and Aesthetics Seminar Series…. Continue Reading →

Opportunity: Student Social Media Assistant, Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories

The Centre for Memory Narrative and Histories (CMNH) seeks to appoint a University of Brighton postgraduate student as a Social Media Assistant who will help us to build our social media presence to enhance our profile, reach new audiences, develop… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Feminist Creative Processes in Transnational Kurdish Communities. Dr Ceren Ozpinar (University of Brighton)

Feminist Creative Processes in Transnational Kurdish Communities Dr Ceren Ozpinar (University of Brighton) 5:30 to 7pm, Wednesday 16th March 2022 (online) Book here Dispossessed and dispersed across the world the unsettling histories and experiences of transnational communities are often transmitted… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: From the French Foreign Legion to Nazi brutality: narratives of internment, commemorative scripts and the history of the Gurs camp. Dr Scott Soo (University of Southampton)

From the French Foreign Legion to Nazi brutality: narratives of internment, commemorative scripts and the history of the Gurs camp. Dr Scott Soo (University of Southampton) Wednesday 25th May 2022. Details about joining this online seminar will be emailed out… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Memory, migration and conflict – Journeys from the north of Ireland to Britain during the Troubles. Dr Fearghus Roulston and Professor Graham Dawson (University of Brighton)

Memory, migration and conflict – Journeys from the north of Ireland to Britain during the Troubles. Dr Fearghus Roulston and Professor Graham Dawson (University of Brighton) 5:30 to 7pm, Wednesday 16th February 2022 (online) Details about joining this online seminar… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Refugee Histories, Representation and Records. Paul Dudman (UEL Archives)

Refugee Histories, Representation and Records: Counter-Narratives of the Refugee Archive and Empowered Collaboration – a Case Study of the Living Refugee Archive. Paul Dudman (University of East London Archives) Cancelled due to illness. Details about joining this online seminar will… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar. Dr Nadine El-Enany (Birkbeck College) (B)ordering Britain: Law, race and empire

  Wednesday 20th October 2021, 5:30 to 7pm. Online. Dr Nadine El-Enany (Birkbeck College, University of London) (B)ordering Britain: Law, race and empire In this seminar Dr Nadine El-Elany will be discussing her book (B)ordering Britain: law, race and empire… Continue Reading →

CMNH Online Event: Correspondences: a conversation about art, memory and heritage.

15th June 2021, 2pm to 4:30pm. Invitations to join this event online will be shared a couple of days before to those who have registered. Book a place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/correspondences-a-conversation-about-art-memory-and-heritage-tickets-153624921275 Please note: we will be recording the Panel presentations but… Continue Reading →

CMNH PG Conference: Transgenerational Memory

Call for Papers. The Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories at the University of Brighton, in cooperation with the Transitional Justice Institute/INCORE at Ulster University, is inviting paper proposals for the PGR/ECR conference on transgenerational memory. The conference will take place… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Politics in Anticolonial Egypt: Thinking with Gramsci and Fanon.

Dr Sara Salem (London School of Economics). Online Seminar. This talk focuses the powerful project created in the aftermath of Egypt’s decolonisation in the 1950s and 1960s, led by Gamal Abdel Nasser. Through an imagined conversation between Antonio Gramsci and… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: Digging. The Spiritual-Material Imagination of (Dis)possession in Mardin, Southeast Turkey.

Dr Zerrin Özlem Biner (University of Kent). Online Seminar. In this seminar, I focus on the lives of people who own, repair, and dig for buried treasure in their stone houses in Mardin’s Old City in southeast Turkey. Drawn on… Continue Reading →

CMNH Seminar: And This is my friend Sandy: Sandy Wilson, theatre and homosexuality in post-war London.

Professor Deborah Philips (University of Brighton). Online Seminar. In this seminar Professor Deborah Philips will talk about her book “And This is My Friend Sandy” which situates the production of The Boy Friend and the Players’ Theatre in the context… Continue Reading →

Call for Contributions. CMNH Symposium: ‘Anti-Racist Research in the Age of Black Lives Matter’

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the forthcoming online symposium entitled ‘Anti-Racist Research in the Age of Black Lives Matter’, to be held on Windrush Day, Tuesday 22 June 2021. This online symposium is organized by the Centre… Continue Reading →

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