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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 →

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 →

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 Black History Month: Book Launch 12 October 5.30-7.00 G4

Black History Month Event: CMNH Book Launch. Wednesday 12th October 2023 Time: 5.30-7pm Room G4 Grand Parade, University of Brighton The Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories will be launching two books at this special Black History Month event. Places… Continue Reading →

Publication: Picturing ghosts: Memories, traces and the prophesies of rebellion in postdictatorship Chilean film

We are delighted to announce the publication of Picturing Ghosts: Memories, Traces and Prophesies of Rebellion in Postdictatorship Chilean Film by former CMNH member and visiting research fellow Struan Gray. Picturing Ghosts is published with Peter Lang as part of the Cultural… Continue Reading →

Publication: Belfast punk and the Troubles: An oral history

We are delighted to announce the publication of Belfast punk and the Troubles: An oral history by CMNH member Fearghus Roulston. Belfast punk and the Troubles is an oral history of the punk scene in Belfast from the mid-1970s to the… Continue Reading →

News: CMNH co-director Dr. Zeina Maasri wins two-year AHRC fellowship

Congratulations to our co-director Dr. Zeina Maasri who has been awarded the AHRC – Research, Development and Engagement Fellowships for her project ‘Decolonising the Page: The Visual Politics and Poetics of Postcolonial Arabic Publications’ starting in October 2022 and extending to July… Continue Reading →

News: Uschi Klein wins University of Brighton’s Rising Stars

Congratulations to CMNH Steering Group member Uschi Klein for being awarded the University of Brighton’s Rising Stars (2022-23) for her project, entitled: Resisting socialist realities through vernacular photography in communist Romania (1947-1989) Romania was one of the most severe totalitarian dictatorships… 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 →

We are delighted to announce the publication of Revolutionary lives of the Red and Black Atlantic since 1917 a new book by CMNH member Christian Høgsbjerg co-edited with David Featherstone and Alan Rice and appearing as part of the series Racism, Resistance… 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 →

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 →

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