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Remembering Activism: The Cultural Memory of Protest in Europe

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David Beorlegui, visiting researcher

David Beorlegui, Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of the Basque Country (EHU), will be joining the ReAct team as a visiting researcher in the period September-November 2020. David’s research deals with the analysis of the radical movements, subjectivities, and temporalities that emerged in Spain and Western Europe in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Theoretically, his…

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Ann Rigney guest speaker on the Connecting Memories Podcast

Her talk is entitled ‘The Afterlife of Hope: how the killing of demonstrators is remembered.’ In her presentation and in the discussion that follows, Ann Rigney talks about cultural memory in connection with activism and social movements as well as ways of moving away from thinking about the past primarily in terms of trauma. As the podcast…

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