The Representation of Memory | Activating Archives

June 14, 2019

This seminar will focus on the representation of memory with reference to practices involving photo archives and provides an open forum for PhDs and post-docs.

Friday 14 June from 10.30 am – 2.30 pm
Regent’s University London
Inner Circle, Regent’s Park
London NW1 4NS

The morning session will be chaired by Caroline Molloy (Coventry University) with presentations by Nicky Bird (Glasgow School of Art / The Family Ties Network) ‘Ghosting the Castle: a map between archive and memory’, Karen Shepherdson (Canterbury Christ Church University) ‘(Re)Membering Through The Photographic Archive – the presence of the past in the future’ and Deborah Schultz (Regent’s University London) ‘Rediscovered, re-viewed and revalued’. The afternoon session comprises presentations by Lucy Carolan (Newcastle University) ‘Picturing a cloud of unknowing: photography, lostness, and dementia’ and Patricia Hull (Regent’s University London) ‘Collective memory and the crisis in Swedish painting at the turn of the century’ followed by an open update and discussion on PhD and post-doc issues and methods.

This is the fourth in an ongoing series of seminars designed to bring together scholars working on the representation of memory in the visual arts. It is particularly aimed at PhD students and post-docs to establish a network for those working on related material and to exchange thoughts around their research.
There is no fee, however you are required to register in advance with your name and institutional affiliation. Please email Deborah Schultz schultzd@regents.ac.uk.

Dr Deborah Schultz
Senior Lecturer in Art History
www.regents.ac.uk/about/who-we-are/our-staff/deborah-schultz.aspx