The Natural History of Memory Inaugural Seminar – University of Copenhagen

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09 May 2014

The Natural History of Memory Inaugural Seminar

Please see the following, via. The Natural History of Memory:

Inaugural Seminar 

Venue: G37, Senate House, Institute of Modern Language Research, School of Advanced Studies, London

Date: 17th May, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Speakers: Professor Anna Reading (King’s College London), ‘Where Do Clouds Come From? A Natural History of Digital Memory’
Dr Frank Uekoetter (University of Birmingham), ‘The Boll Weevil, the Post-Slavery Plantation, and the Global World of Monoculture’
Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen (University College, London), ‘London Submerged: Eco-Fictions of a Vanishing Present’
Professor Joanne Garde-Hansen (University of Warwick), ‘Resilience and Water: Memory, Flooding and Active Forgetting’

Chairs: Drs Lucy Bond (Westminster), Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmiths), Jessica Rapson (King’s)

Followed by: 4.30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Drinks Reception and Book Launch: The Transcultural Turn: Interrogating Memory Between and Beyond Borders, eds. Jessica Rapson and Lucy Bond, Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014.

Sponsored by the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries, King's College London. 

Enquiries: r.crownshaw@gold.ac.uk

For further information about the project: 
http://naturalhistoryofmemory.wordpress.com/london/