About Genealogies of Memory 2017

    Image, History and Memory

    6-8 December 2017, Warsaw

    The goal of this conference was to promote an interdisciplinary discussion of the relationships between image, history and memory. The presented papers addressed images in their various roles: as witnesses to history, as means of materializing memories, as active creators of history or as producers of the contents of memory.

    Keynote lectures were given by Ernst van Alphen, Mieke Bal, Robert Hariman, Constantin Parvulescu, and Wojciech Suchocki. The conference is accompanied by an art ehxibit of pieces by Mieke Bal.

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    With the “Genealogies of Memory” project we facilitate academic exchange between Central and East European scholars of individual and collective memory.

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