Remembering Activism: The Cultural Memory of Protest in Europe


10 October 2023
16:00 - 17:00

Sophie van den Elzen at Work-in-Progress Workshop for the Handbook of Transnational Periodical Research

Sophie van den Elzen has been invited to write a chapter on “Rebels” for the new Handbook on Transnational Periodical Research (2025), and will therefore speak and be present at the work-in-progress meetings that have been arranged by the European Society for Periodical Studies.


About the seminar series

This series of work-in-progress sessions will be led by colleagues contributing to the Brill Handbook of Transnational Periodical Research, edited by Marianne Van Remoortel and Fionnuala Dillane, which is planned for publication in 2025. Seminar participants will each speak for 8-10 minutes on the challenges of ‘transnational’ work and on questions that their work-in-progress has raised to date. The workshops aim to deepen and enrich understandings of what we mean by transnational periodical research, including considerations of the usefulness and limitations of the ‘transnational’. As work-in-progress sessions, we also hope to open up discussions about our methodologies and strategies as periodical researchers. Each session will be one hour long, conversational in format, and audience participation will be encouraged. Each workshop will be held on zoom and registration links are included below. We look forward to seeing you and to the ongoing discussions.



Work-in-Progress Workshop 1 

Monday 25 September, 5pm-6pm CET with

  • Gábor Dobó and Merse Szeredi (Petőfi Literary Museum–Kassák Museum, Budapest) on Networks and the Avant-Garde
  • Henriette Partzsch (University of Glasgow) on Translation and Genres
  • Marguérite Corporaal (Radboud University) on Travelling Localism


Work-in-Progress Workshop 2 

Monday 2 Oct 5pm-6pm CET with

  • Cedric van Dijck (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) on Empire
  • Stephan Pigeon (St Francis Xavier University, New Brunswick) on Scissors and Paste
  • Sukeshi Kamra (Carleton University, Ottawa) on Postcolonialism/Transimperialism


Work-in-Progress Workshop 3 

Tuesday 10 October 4pm-5pm CET

  • Sophie van den Elzen (Utrecht University) on Rebels
  • Sara Marzagora and Malak Abdelkhalek (King’s College London) on Internationalism, Solidarity and Pedagogy


For more information or to register for the event click here.