Afterlives of Violence: Contested Geographies of Past, Present and Future | Conference programme

Afterlives of Violence: Contested Geographies of Past, Present and Future

Organised by the Critical Studies Research Group and the Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories

Thursday 29th June 2017
M2, Grand Parade Building,
University of Brighton,
68-72 Grand Parade,
Brighton BN2 0JY.

9.30 – 10.00              Registration

10.00 – 10.15            Welcome
Eugene Michael and Garikoitz Gomez Alfaro
(CRMNH, University of Brighton)

10.15 – 11.45                        Panel 1 – Memoryscapes | Chair: Struan Gray

Margaret Comer (University of Cambridge)
‘Perpetration and Victimhood in Central Moscow: A Landscape of Great Terror Memory’

Daniel Willis (University College London)
‘Between the nation and the landscape: Narratives of post-conflict Peru in Lima’s geography of memory’

Myrthel Van Etterbeeck (KU Leuven) and Karla Vanraepenbusch (Université catholique de Lovain)
‘“But the forts still stand…” The Fall of the Belgian Fort Cities in the Cultural Memory of the First World War’

11.45 – 12.00                        Tea and Coffee

12.00 – 13.30                        Panel 2   | Chair: Kate Newby

David Beorlegui (University of the Basque Country)
‘The return of the living dead. Haunting memories in Postdictatorial Spain: the prison of Carabanchel and the case of La Comuna’

Struan Gray (University of Brighton)
‘To see ourselves again”: Nostalgia for a Dictatorship in Pinochet’s Children’

Roy Wallace (University of Northampton)
Goodbye Ballyhightown – Oral history and time’

13.30 – 14.30           Lunch (not provided)

14.30 – 15.45                        Panel 3 | Chair: Kasia Tomasiewicz

Alyssa Anderson (Brown University)
‘Affective/Effective: Legacies of Violence and the Transformation of American Schools’

Melina Sadiković (University of Brighton)
‘Dis/Placing Memory of the Genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Louise Purbrick (University of Brighton)
‘Archive and Analogy: nineteenth century Chilean nitrate and a neoliberal coup’

15.45 – 16.00            Tea and Coffee

16.00 – 17.30            Keynote Address

Berber Bevernage (Ghent University)
‘The past is evil/evil is past. On retrospective politics, philosophy of history and temporal Manichaeism’

The event is free and there are a few places available.

The Grand Parade building is located in the centre of Brighton, almost opposite the Royal Pavilion, and about 10 minutes’ walk from Brighton station.


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