The call for papers Historical Justice and Memory Network (New York 7-9 December) conference is now open and closes 20th June. http://historicaldialogues.org/2017-network-conference/
The call for papers is now live, and closes on 1st July: http://www.memorystudiesassociation.org/call-for-papers-2017/ Some thoughts on the Memory Studies Association (MSA) conference, 14-16 December - Copenhagen.
This is my review of Lev Manovich's book Software takes command
This is my review of Multidirectional Memory by Michael Rothberg.
Cultural memory is forged by making things, moving things and maintaining things – mediation, manufacture, memorialisation. These activities are not carried out in abstraction from capitalism. The cultural production of memory depends increasingly upon the social organisation of labour and natural resources. To date memory studies has largely ignored issues relating to political economy in... Continue Reading →