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Seminars 2008/09

Seminar: A virtual Jewish Tunisia: the language of memory on harissa.com

13th May 2009 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   Dr Dora Carpenter (University of Brighton) Harissa.com is a sort of virtual Tunisia for Tunisian Jews in France and elsewhere. The site is home to a virtual community exchanging memories and handing on… Continue Reading →

Seminar: Dig for Victory! Memory, media, and new ecological subjectivities

29th Apr 2009 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade Dr Rebecca Bramall (University of Brighton) As the credit crunch bites and the ecological crisis looms, popular cultural references to Second World War home front policies have become widespread, from ‘make do and mend’… Continue Reading →

Seminar: Moving on seamlessly? (Re)Writing the regeneration of UK mining communities

18th Mar 2009 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   Dr Katy Shaw (School of Language, Literature and Communication) Falmer Campus, University of Brighton This paper addresses the regeneration of coalfield communities in the North of England in the wake of the 1984-5 miners’… Continue Reading →

Seminar: Memory, Death and Narratives ‘The Memory and Loss Project’

25th Feb 2009 6:00pm-8:00pm Grand Parade Suzanne Hutchinson (University of Brighton) A practice based presentation focussing on the documentation of a body of three related installation works investigating the marking of memory and loss, the process of mourning, and the… Continue Reading →

Seminar: War on the web: Remembering the Second World War in the 21st Century

14th Jan 2009 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade Dr Lucy Noakes (University of Brighton) This paper examines the relationship between cultural memory and new digital technologies in contemporary Britain. Through a focus on the BBC ‘People’s War’ website, it will explore the… Continue Reading →

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