Memory Studies and the Politics of Memory


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 PDF file icon 
  • Memory Matters II, June 2013 PDF file icon
  • In September 2013 the cooperation with the University of Birmingham resulted in a joint workshop on 'Genre and MemoryPDF file icon 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 PDF file icon.

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”.



Memory Studies and the Politics of Memory

School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

The University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG7 2RD