CIMS PG Symposium 2021-2022: ‘Memory, Crisis and Estrangement’

Friday 22 April 2022: ‘Memory, Crisis and Estrangement’ We are very excited to announce the programme for our first joint PGR Symposium with our Going Global partner, the Centre for Memory Studies at IIT Madras (Chennai, India)—sponsored by the British Council and the St Leonard’s Postgraduate College Community Fund. Join us for a highly stimulating … Read more

Reading Group: On Svetlana Boym’s Nostalgia and its Discontents

Wednesday 23 March, 5-6.30pm: On Svetlana Boym’s article Nostalgia and its Discontents (from The Hedgehog Review, Summer 2007), a piece that summarises the key points of her book The Future of Nostalgia (New York: Basic Books, 2001)—with a special focus on her distinction between “restorative” and “reflective” nostalgias. The article is available via this link. … Read more

Seminar Series 2021-2022, Semester 2

Thursday 3 March, 4 to 6pm. Location: UCO: School 1. Seminar: Dr Gavan Titley (Maynooth University): The Strange Life of Free Speech Today Wednesday 16 March, 6:30 to 8pm. Location: Lower Parliament Hall.  This event was coordinated by the School of Art History, Museum & Gallery Studies in collaboration with CIMS. Seminar: Prof. Eudine Barriteau (University of the West Indies … Read more

Brown Bag Talks 2021-2022, Semester 2

Wednesday 26 January, 1 to 2pm . Location: ARB:321 – Arts Seminar 9. Dr. Huw Halstead (School of History): “A homeland in two countries”: Performing everyday citizenship with the expatriated Greeks of Turkey.   Wednesday 2 February, 2 to 3pm. Online via Teams. Dr Paul Doolan (International School Zurich), Collective Memory and Dutch Decolonization.   Wednesday 30 March, 1 to 2pm . Location: ARB: … Read more