Here you can find posts relating to recent news items and upcoming events. If you have any memory and activism related news or events that you would like to share here please contact the working group chairs (details on the WG home page).


611, 2023

Panels for MSA Lima 2024

November 6th, 2023|News|

Panels for MSA Lima 2024 The upcoming Memory Studies Association conference will take place in Lima, Peru 18-20 July 2024. You can find the call for papers here. The deadline for submissions is 15 December 2023. If you are interesting [...]

1204, 2023

New MAWG Co-chair: Alexander Ulrigh Thygesen

April 12th, 2023|News|

New MAWG Co-Chair We are delighted to announce Alexander Ulrich Thygesen as a co-chair of the Memory and Activism Working Group! Alexander Ulrich Thygesen is a PhD candidate at the Department of German and Romance Languages at Aarhus University, Denmark, [...]

2802, 2023

New MAWG Co-chair: Daniele Salerno

February 28th, 2023|News|

New MAWG Co-Chair We are delighted to announce Daniele Salerno as a co-chair of the Memory and Activism Working Group! Daniele Salerno is Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow (2019-2022), working on the project “Cultural Memory in LGBT Activism for Rights” (MEMORIGHTS) [...]

1410, 2022

MAWG Reading Group

October 14th, 2022|News|

MAWG Reading Group In order to further facilitate debate among its members and other enthusiasts, MAWG has launched a series of reading groups. The idea is to have monthly online meetings in which we informally share our thoughts about the [...]

1410, 2022

Call for MAWG Co-Chair

October 14th, 2022|News|

Call for MAWG Co-Chair Sam Merrill is stepping down as co-chair of the working group and we are looking for somebody to take his place. The co-chair position involves: attending monthly Zoom meetings and co-ordinating with with other working group [...]

205, 2022

Call for Contributions: Archiving Activism in the Digital Age

May 2nd, 2022|News|

Edited by Ann Rigney and Daniele Salerno Contemporary repertoires of protest have been adapting to digitally-oriented media environments (Tilly 2006; Hoskins 2017; Treré 2018; Merrill, Keightley, and Daphi 2020), begging the question how they will be archived for [...]