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Seminar of Cultural Memory: Mediated Memory of Responsibility

18 November, 3–5pm (GMT) For more information see here All are welcome to attend this free event. Places are limited so please register in advance online. Registration is open here.

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THE IMPOSSIBLE RETURN: POST(?)-SHOAH IN THE WORK OF ANNA LANGFUS (1920-1966)

30 October, 10 am (online Zoom event) In this presentation, France Grenaudier-Klijn (Massey University, New Zealand) will discuss examples of the strategies, imagery, and rhetorical devices Anna Langfus has recourse to in her survivors’ narratives, which are all three centred … Continue reading

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NEW FALL 2020 PROGRAMME

After an abrupt end to our activities during the spring, we are happy to be back with a very exciting series of events. See the FALL 2020 PROGRAMME here. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook​ for regular updates!

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SPRING EVENTS CANCELLED

Due to the current epidemic and the closing down of the university from 18 March onward, we have to cancel all SELMA events for this Spring. Since we cannot know for certain how long these measures will last, we are … Continue reading

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GENDER PERSPECTIVE ON MEMORY AND NARRATIVE (SEMINAR)

5 MARCH, 12–14, JÄNTERE E121 (UNIVERSITY OF TURKU, KAIVOKATU 12) Gender and blackness in African Francophone autobiographical literature written by Ken Bugul – Kaiju Harinen Failing in Gender: Narratives of Embodied Vulnerability – Lotta Kähkönen For more information, see here

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NEW SPRING 2020 PROGRAMME

In anticipation of Rita Felski’s honorary doctorate and address at the end of May, SELMA is organizing a ‘Rita Felski Reading Group’, open to all. The reading group will be run by Viola Capkova and Riitta Jytilä, and the first … Continue reading

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New Year’s Wishes

SELMA wishes you a very happy new year!We will be back with the spring events programme soon. Meanwhile, please note that registration for IABA Turku 2020 is open! Follow this link. Also, registration for the ‘Histories of Death Symposium’ (19–21 February) is open here.

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NEW PERSPECTIVES IN/ON ORAL HISTORY AND MEMORY

Event organized in collaboration with the Academy of Finland postdoctoral project Memory Unchained (SA 308661) Oral history refers to a research field that focuses on memory as a subjective, communicative, and social faculty with a radical emancipatory potential. Moreover, oral … Continue reading

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A TOUCH OF THE PAST/MENNEEN KOSKETUS (IN FINNISH!)

Event organised in collaboration with Centre for Artistic Research and the History forum (University of Arts), Helsinki How are we, as researchers, touched by people from the past, and how could we, in turn, touch our audiences? How to transform a monument into … Continue reading

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LECTURE – Queering the Trenches: The Homoerotic Accents in François Ozon’s Frantz (2016)

5 November 2019, 13–15, Hovi V105 (Artium, Sirkkala Campus, Kaivokatu 12) In her talk ‘Queering the Trenches: The Homoerotic Accents in François Ozon’s Frantz (2016)’, Dr Helena Duffy argues that, by queering death in the treches, French filmmaker Ozon explores … Continue reading

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