Memory and Community Lecture Series of the Irish Memory Studies Network

The second lecture series of the Irish Memory Studies Network focuses on aspects of memory in relation to concepts of society and community, and considers the role of memory in community formation and cohesion.

March 3

Professor Richard Kearney, The Politics of Memory: Between History and Imagination

April 1

Professor Guy Beiner, Intra-Community Remembering and Forgetting: Commemorative Possessiveness and Envy in Ulster

April 8

Dr Fionnuala Dillane, Affective Historiography, Effective Anne Enright: narrative, aesthetics and memory making

Venue: Seminar Room, Humanities Institute, UCD. All lectures are held at 2.30pm.

Memory Studies Workshop

The Network will host a memory studies workshop on the theme of ‘Post-Memory’, led by Professor Guy Beiner on the morning of April 1st. Contact Dr Emilie Pine for further details and to register.

Gender and Commemoration

The first lecture series of the Irish Memory Studies Network is available to download as podcasts. Go to

Mailing List

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