CIMS PG Symposium 2021: ‘Contested Memories of Monuments and Public Spaces’

Friday 7 May 2021, 16:00-19:30 (GMT) The Cultural Identity and Memory Studies Institute (CIMS) welcomes staff and students to this online interdisciplinary symposium which draws on the work of PGRs, independent researchers and staff at St Andrews to explore timely discussions about representations of history and memory in monuments and public spaces. Organisers: Giulia Borrini … Read more

PG Symposium 2019-2020: Postgraduate Symposium: Memory & Identity in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Monday 9th December, 2019. Lecture Room II (St Mary’s Quad, South Street) A one-day symposium bringing together researchers from different fields and disciplines who work on the Americas through the lens of Memory or Identity studies. Co-sponsored by the Cultural Identity and Memory Studies Institute (CISI/CIMS) and the Centre for Amerindian, Latin American and … Read more

In Conversation with Uruguayan playwright, Raquel Diana

In August 2019, Karunika Kardak and Juan Mosquera (PhD students in the Spanish Department at the time) led a discussion with playwright, actor, theatre director and teacher, Raquel Diana (born in Montevideo, 1960). Her plays have received different prizes in Uruguay, including: Ministerio de Educación y Cultura de Uruguay (Premio Nacional de Literatura six times), … Read more

CIMS PG Symposium 2019: ‘Moving Memories’

CISI Postgraduate Symposium, 6 September 2019 (UCO Room 31) Organisers: Karunika Kardak & Ellie Crabtree 09.30 – 10.00              Registration 10.00 – 10.15              Introductions 10.15 – 11.00              Darya Tsymbalyuk (Modern Languages and IR), ‘The sun rises differently in Kyiv: Mental mapping and memories of the displaced’ 11.00 – 12.30              PGR Panel Sohni Chakrabarti (English): ‘Belonging … Read more