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.

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

Upcoming Events:

Remembering Across Time: Psychological Studies of the Two World Wars in Transgenerational Memory

Columbia Global Center | Paris, Europe
January 8, 2015, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
  • William Hirst, Professor of Psychology, The New School
  • Olivier Klein, Professor of Psychology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Sarah Gensburger, Sociologist, National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, and curator
  • Richard Rechtman, Psychiatrist and anthropologist, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
  • Carol Gluck, Professor of History and East Asian Language and Cultures, Columbia University

Moderator: Brigitte Sion, Columbia University

The Politics of Memory in East Asia and Eastern Europe Today

918 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
February 27, 2015, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
  • Yoshiaki Yoshimi, Professor of History, Chuo University, author of Comfort Women and “Grass-roots Fascism”
  • Daqing Yang, Professor of History, George Washington University, co-director of Memory and Reconciliation in the Asia Pacific program
  • Jan Kubik, Professor of Political Anthropology, Director, School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University College London

Moderator: Carol Gluck, Professor of History, Columbia University

Open to the public.

To learn more about past events in this series, 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 and Institut National de L’Audiovisuel.