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Check out Ian Williams’ BMA Inspiring Doctors Podcast

Check out CMNH member Ian Williams’ BMA ‘Inspiring Doctors’ Podcast here: In this episode, Martin McKee, professor of public health and the 2022-23 president of the BMA, talks to CMNH member Ian Williams – a GP and cartoonist who established… Continue Reading →

CMNH PhD student – two publications

CMNH PhD student – two publications CMNH member, Ilenia Atzori, has contributed to the publication of two papers in the proceedings of two different Italian conferences: IX Congresso Nazionale di Archeologia Medievale (Alghero, SS, Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, 2022,… Continue Reading →

Techne Congress Event – 27 June 12.15-13.30: The Politics of Representation

Techne Congress 27 June, 12.15-13.30 University of Brighton (room tbc) ‘The Politics of Representation: War Commemoration, Identity, and Belonging’ (12.15-13.30, 27 June, Room TBC) Kristin O’Donnell in conversation with John Siblon with extended Q&A This session will interrogate the politics of… Continue Reading →

Seminar on knowledge production in hypermasculine memory cultures: 24 May 15.00-17.00pm

Gendered histories, gendered fields A seminar on knowledge production in hypermasculine memory cultures Siri Driessen, Jasmin Seijbel, Lise Zurné (Associate members) 24 May 15.00h – G4, City Campus / online (hybrid event)   Re-enactors performing the Indonesian National Armed Forces…. Continue Reading →

Architecture of Memorialisation: The Spitfire and the Making of a Memorial Icon

Check out latest publication by CMNH Visiting Research Fellows, Dr Cathy Palmer and Professor Geoff Bird: Ahead of Professor Geoff Bird’s VRF visit next week, we thought members might want to read his and Dr Cathy Palmer’s latest publication. Their… Continue Reading →

Spies For Peace: History Workshop Podcast and Article by Dr Sam Carroll and Nic Ralph

Check out online article and podcast about the ‘Spies for Peace’ by Sam Carroll and Nic Ralph at History Workshop Spies For Peace Listen on Soundcloud Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Stitcher In the winter of… Continue Reading →

CMNH and TECHNE Symposium: Multimodal Approaches to Life Writing and Life stories

CMNH and TECHNE Symposium: Multimodal Approaches to Life Writing and Life stories Monday 22 May, 10am 4pm University of Brighton, Room 318b, Grand Parade, City Campus   Join us for a day of workshops to explore critical, historical and creative… Continue Reading →

CMNH Welcomes VRF Dr Anna Girling

CMNH welcomes VRF Dr Anna Girling, who will be presenting her research on the political activist, Nancy Cunard.   CMNH is really pleased to welcome Dr Anna Girling as VRF. Anna is currently an Early Career Fellow at the Institute… Continue Reading →

CMNH Welcomes VRF Professor Geoff Bird: Public Lecture and Workshop

A very warm welcome to VRF,  Professor Geoff Bird, from CMNH. We’re really looking forward to finding out more about Geoff’s work. See details below for two upcoming events and how to register.   Public Lecture: Tuesday 25 April, 5.00-7.00pm… Continue Reading →

Imagined Places: An Exhibition of Projects Commissioned by the Sussex Co-Lab 23-26 March – 12-6pm

Imagined Places: An Exhibition of Projects Commissioned by Sussex Co-Lab with Hospitable Environment, Judith Ricketts, Sew Fabulous, and Quiet Down There 23-26 March, 12-6 pm Location: Lighthouse 28 Kensington Street, BN1 4AJ Teams were selected through an open call to… Continue Reading →

Online Workshop with Professor Darko Suvin – 4th and 5th April, 2023, 2-4pm

Online Workshop with Professor Darko Suvin 2-4pm, 4th and 5th April, 2023   Discussion Theme: Antiutopia as an Enforced Dominant Horizon of Mass Culture: Causes and Consequences for Personality and Utopianism   This workshop is open to anyone with an… Continue Reading →

Film screening and research event with artist and filmmaker Barbara Loftus

Wednesday 17 May 2023, 17:00 pm-19:00 pm, Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade University of Brighton City Campus Hildegard under the table ©Barbara Loftus All are welcome to this event, jointly hosted by the Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories (Visual Culture,… Continue Reading →

Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Heritage Project – verbatim theatre from oral histories

CMNH are forging a new partnership with Star Creative Heritage a Brighton based non-profit organisation set up to preserve community heritage and make it available and accessible to existing and new audiences. Their current project Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Heritage… Continue Reading →

CMNH workshop: Hosting Hybrid Events: CANCELLED

Please note, this event has been cancelled. Organisers will be producing and sending out a step-by-step guide to those who registered. Wednesday the 26th April Online & M2, Grand Parade. Session 1 : 1:30 – 3:00pm Session 2 : 3:30 –… Continue Reading →

Unveiling of Blue Plaque to commemorate C.L.R. JAMES in Southwick

Unveiling of blue plaque to commemorate C.L.R. JAMES in Southwick   The Southwick Society will be unveiling a blue plaque to commemorate the late, great black Trinidadian cricket writer and revolutionary historian C.L.R. James (1901-1989) on Friday 17 March 2023… Continue Reading →

Techne Conflux: Researching the Digital Human in Archives

Techne Conflux: Rethinking Archival Research, Methods and Practice Researching the Digital Human in Archives Professor Tobias Blanke, University of Amsterdam and Kings College, London Thursday 23 March, 11-1.00, Room G63, Grand Parade, City Campus, and online via Zoom   The… Continue Reading →

Join our Work in Progress Seminar: 8 March at 5.30

Join our next Work in Progress Seminar – organised by the Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories.  Topic: De-Specialising Research Writing, or Writing for People you Care about Presenter: Patricia Mcmanus Time: Wednesday 8 March 17:30 Place: Grand Parade room… Continue Reading →

Trade Union Travellings – Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research and CMNH Event

Upcoming Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research event: 24 March 2023, 2pm-4.30pm Silverstone Building, University of Sussex. In person but Zoom link an option Trade Union Travellings – your next life writing challenge A life history and life writing workshop… Continue Reading →

When History Goes Online: Digital Curation of the Exhibition “Frames of Reconstruction”

When History Goes Online: Digital Curation of the Exhibition “Frames of Reconstruction” Dr Andrea Průchová Hrůzová Friday 17 February 2023, 11-1.00,  Online via Zoom Please note that this event has now migrated fully online.   We are delighted that Dr… 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. 11am to 1pm. Friday 24th February, 2023. M2 Boardroom, Grand… Continue Reading →

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