Cluster activities include research symposia, conferences, and public engagement events, as well as regular workshops at which contributors meet around 8-10 times in each academic year. Research by members of the cluster has been presented at a range of Nottingham symposia:
- Memory Matters I, December 2012
- Memory Matters II, June 2013
- In September 2013 the cooperation with the University of Birmingham resulted in a joint workshop on 'Genre and Memory' co-organised by Genre Studies Network (GSN)(UoB), Memory Group (UoB) and Memory Studies and the Politics of Memory (UoN)
- Workshop on 'Testimonies', 23 June 2014 (UoB/UoN Research Sandpit Award) programme and abstract .
International symposium “Memory and Postcolonial Studies: Synergies and New Directions
(University of Nottingham, 10 June 2016), co-hosted with Nottingham’s Research Priority Area "Languages, Texts and Society”.