Memory & Time Research Symposium & Postgraduate Workshop (Symposium, Durham, 9-10 November 2012)

Memory and Time research symposium and postgraduate workshop

Research symposium

10th November 2012

Senate Room, Durham Castle

This interdisciplinary symposium will showcase new research focusing on questions of memory and time, in line with Durham University’s IAS theme. The event will bring together Durham academics and IAS fellows from English, History, Classics, Music, Psychology and Philosophy.

Confirmed speakers: Luca Castagnoli (Durham), Andy Wood (UEA/IAS), Maria Soledad-Montanez (Stirling), Mark Sandy (Durham), Michael Mack (Durham), Andy Hamilton (Durham), David Martin-Jones (St. Andrew’s/IAS), Aia Al Saji (McGill/IAS), Caitriona Ni-Dhuill (Durham), Robert Levine (California, Fresno), Charles Fernyhough (Durham)

Full programme is available on the event’s website.

Participation in the symposium is free and open to all but places are limited and need to be booked by Friday 2nd November. For the registration form, click here.

Postgraduate workshop

9th November 2012

Senate Room, Durham Castle

Workshop 1: On Hannah Arendt – Dr Michael Mack, Department of English Studies, Durham

Workshop 2: On psychological present – Professor Robert Levine, Department of Psychology, California State University, Fresno and Durham IAS Fellow

Workshop 3: Memory and time: dialogues between archaeology, anthropology and history – Professor Andy Wood, Department of History, University of East Anglia and Durham IAS Fellow

Workshop 4: What are the “Powers of the False”, and are they good or bad? – Dr David Martin-Jones, Department of Film Studies, University of St. Andrews and Durham IAS Fellow

These workshops are open to all taught and research postgraduates. Participation is free but places are limited and need to be booked byThursday, 25th October by filling in a registration form available here.

These events are organised by  Department of English Studies, Durham,  supported by Institute of Advance Study, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of English Studies and run under the auspices of Cutting Edge at Castle seminar series.

For more information, please click here.

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