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Why Remember? War and Memory Today

cultures and commemorations of war
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00am to Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 5:30pm
Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford,1a S Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3UB

This interdisciplinary seminar series ‘Cultures and Commemorations of War’ brings together early career researchers and advanced scholars working on the memory of war in a range of disciplines with practitioners, policy makers, charities, and representatives from the media and culture and heritage industries. Through a series of three one-day workshops held in Oxford and London in 2017-18, this series aims to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue about the history and nature of war commemoration across time and its cultural, social, psychological and political iterations.

Keynote speaker: David Rieff

Speakers: Adrian Gregory, Layla Renshaw, Sara Haslam, Hanna Smyth, Jennifer Iles, Lyndsey Stonebridge, Emma Login, Kevin Waite, James Wallis

You can follow the seminar on Twitter: #whyremember

Funded by a British Academy Rising Stars Engagement Award for Alice Kelly

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