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The Politics of Memory in Global Context

Bringing together scholars of memory from the social sciences and humanities, cognitive science and neuroscience, and curators of historical and memorial museums to examine the politics and cultures of memory.

2014-2015 Series Schedule

Nov. 4     Symposium – “Remembering the Past in Public: A Conversation at the National 9/11 Memorial Museum

Nov. 5     Workshop – “Critics and Analytics: The Presentation of the Past in the National 9/11 Memorial Museum” at 918 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Jan. 8     GLOBAL THINK-IN – “Remembering Across Time: Psychological Studies of the Two World Wars in Transgenerational Memory” at the Columbia Global Centers | Europe, Paris

Feb. 27     Workshop – “The Politics of Memory in East Asia and Eastern Europe Today” at 918 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Apr. 16     GLOBAL THINK-IN: Symposium – “Time and Trauma: Global Perspectives” at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

Apr. 17     Workshop – “Time and Trauma: Critics and Analytics” at Studio X, Columbia Global Centers | Turkey, Istanbul

Apr. 18     GlOBAL THINK-IN: Workshop – “Time and Trauma: Middle Eastern Perspectives” at the Columbia Global Centers | Middle East, Amman

Stay tuned for information on our upcoming events.

Conversations on Memory, with Orhan Pamuk, Joseph Le Doux, Partha Chatterjee, and Carol Gluck (November 19, 2013) - Watch the Video

To learn more about past events in this series and to watch our collection of videos, click here

This series is made possible by support from the Committee on Global Thought, CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research, France), MATRICE, the Alliance Program, and the Mémorial de Caen, with the French National Research Agency, heSam, Institut National de L’Audiovisuel, and Institut Européen Emmanuel Levinas. Click on any supporter for more information.