Memory from Below: The German Past and Civil Society

Locations
Muirhead Tower, Room 710
Category
Research
Date(s)
Wednesday 4th December 2013 (16:00-18:00)
Contact

RSVP by 27th November 2013 to Josefin Graef, JXG290@bham.ac.uk

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Description

As part of its major research project, ‘Weltanschauungen/Worldviews: The German Past and the Contemporary World’, the Institute for German Studies will be welcoming Jenny Wüstenberg (Freie Universität Berlin) and Aline Sierp (Maastricht University), who will present their work on:

  • "Moving Memory: Civil Society Activism, Memory Politics and Institutional Change" (Dr Jenny Wüstenberg)
  • "Memory, Identity and a Painful Past – Contesting the Former Dachau Concentration Camp" (Dr Aline Sierp)

Memory and civil society. David Clarke (University of Bath) will act as discussant. Further details to follow.