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Seminars 2013/14

Divided memories and places: oral history and conflict resolution in Belfast

19th Mar 2014 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   Claire Hackett, Falls Community Council The presentation draws on the interviews in Falls Community Council’s oral history archive to explore memories of the outbreak of the conflict in Belfast in 1969 and the… Continue Reading →

Towards a critical ecology of memory: notes on the relationship between space, affect, power and the past.

26th Feb 2014 4:30pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   Garikoitz Gómez Alfaro, University of Brighton. How do people approach and negotiate space once associated with violence and suffering? Which accounts of the past are present within these spaces? Which are absent? To… Continue Reading →

Suspects and Subjects: Exploring the construction of self in Irish Migrant’s memories of the 1996 Manchester bomb

4th Dec 2013 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade Dr Barry Hazley, University of Manchester On the 15 June 1996, the PIRA exploded a 3000lb bomb in the city of Manchester, the second largest bomb on the British mainland since the Second World… Continue Reading →

The Tunisian Revolution. A subjective narrative.

6th Nov 2013 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   Dr Dora Carpenter-Latiri, University of Brighton In summer 2011, shortly after the Tunisian Revolution I started writing a literary piece which was published in January 2013 (Tunis, Paris: Elyzad). The French title is… Continue Reading →

‘Jumpy Stumps’: Identity, Aesthetics and Control in Amputation in the First World War

16th Oct 2013 5:00pm-7:00pm Grand Parade   This paper focuses on amputation; one of the most physically traumatic experiences of war; the empty sleeve or trouser leg a permanent reminder of the war’s legacy. In addition to the issues raised… Continue Reading →

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