Workshop "Memorials and Museums"

Chaired by
AndrĂ©s Nader (Researcher and Program Coordinator, Amadeu Antonio Foundation, Berlin, Germany)  and
Christopher Capozzola (Professor of History, MIT, USA)

  • Avram Alpert (Comparative Literature, University of Pennsylvania, USA)
    “Translating Memories: Two Moments from the Hiroshima Peace Park”
  • Thomas Cauvin (History, European University Institute, Florence, Italy)
    “Representing a Conflict During the Peace Process: The 1798 Rebellion Bicentenary in Ireland and Northern Ireland”
  • Petrina Dacres (Art History, Edna Manley College of the Visual And Performing Arts, Jamaica)
    “Sculpting History, Shaping the Nation: The National Heroes Park and the Building of a New Historical Consciousness in Post Independence Jamaica"
  • Kathryn Harakal (United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees, Jalalabad, Afghanistan):
    “Haunted by Images: Photography as Witness and Evidence: Kosovo’ s Missing Persons”
  • Gal Kirn (Philosophy, Scientific Research Centre, Slovenian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
    “The ‘Reconciliation’ Discourse in the Post-Yugoslav Context”
  • Katrien Klep (Cultural Anthropology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
    “Tracing Reconciliation: Chilean Truth Commissions and Memorial Sites”
  • Katrin Mascha (German Studies, University of Pittsburgh, USA)
    “Redefining Place in the Urban Landscape of Contemporary Berlin: The Topography of Terror and the Memorial Site Berlin-Hohenschönhausen: From Places of Terror to Places of Remembrance, Education, and Mourning”
  • Elidor MĂ«hilli (History, Princeton University, USA)
    “Memory in Ruins: The Impossible Museum of Communism”
  • Rados?aw Filip Muniak (Culture and Communication, Warsaw School of Social Psychology, Poland)
    “Aesthetics of Remembrance: Memorial Museums”
  • Christopher Perkins (Politics and International Relations, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)
    “How to Remember our Fallen Heroes? Decontesting the Past at the Yasukuni Shrine”
  • Srdjan Radovi? (Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Institute of Ethnography, Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia)
    “Politics of Space and Memory in Serbia or: How One Learns to Stop Worrying about the Camp and Love the Mall”
  • Sergey Rumyansev (Department of Sociology, Baku State University, Azerbaijan)
    “’DĂ©jĂ  vu’ or ‘Policy of Reciprocal Curtsies’: Interstate Exchange of Monuments”
  • Brigitte Sion (Religious Studies, Department of Journalism, New York University, USA)
    “Experience and Remembrance at Berlin’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe”
  • Amy Sodaro (Department of Sociology, New School for Social Research, New York, USA)
    “Remembering for the Future? Genocide Remembrance at the Kigali Memorial Center”
  • Elizabeth Strakosch (Political Science and International Relations, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
    “The Political Complexities of ‘New Memorials’: Victims and Perpetrators Sharing Space in the Australian Capital”
  • Sonali Thakkar (Comparative Literature, Columbia University, New York, USA)
    “Transnational Memory Culture and the Countermonument Today”