Past events of the Max Planck Research Group "Empires of Memory"

25 March 2019
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory -- Lecture Spring Series 2019
Danilyn Rutherford (President, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research): “The Sovereignty of Vulnerability”
19 March 2019
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory - Lecture Series Spring 2019
Zeynep D. Gürsel (Rutgers University): “A Ghostly Red Line: the Hand of the State” • David Low (AGBU Nubar Library, Paris): “ ‘The Noise of Time’: The Spatial, Temporal and Semantic Migrations of Ottoman Armenian Photographs”
20 February 2019
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory - Lecture Series 2019
Nora Lafi (Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin): “Reflecting on Post-Imperial and Post-Colonial Legacies: the 2015 Berlin ‘Refugee Crisis’ as a mirror of the history of the Middle East”
31 October - 1 November 2018
Empire Off-center
Workshop of the Max Planck Research Group “Empires of Memory“
28-29 September 2017
Conference "Through the Looking Glass of the Local: Rereading Istanbul’s Heterogeneous Pasts"
Conference hosted by “Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities”
4 July 2018
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory - Lecture Series 2018-07-04
Jeremy F. Walton (Max Planck Research Group Leader): “Morbid Fascinations: On the Textured Historicity of Zagreb’s Mirogoj Cemetery”
7 June 2018
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory - Lecture Series 2018-06-07
Maura Hametz (Old Dominion University): “Everyone (secretly) loves Sisi/Sissi: The Charismatic Empress in Italy and beyond”
6 June 2017
Roundtable Discussion - Skopje 2014: Monumentalizing the Past for a Majoritarian Present?
with the participation of Dr. Rozita Dimova (Ghent University), Dr. Andy Graan (University of Helsinki), Dr. Goran Janev (University in Skopje) and Dr. Aleksander Takovski (South East European University)
23 May 2018
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory - Lecture Series 2018
Alice von Bieberstein (Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin): “In Search for Trees and Treasures”
24 January 2017
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory
Laurent Dissard (University College London): “Arapgir's 'Culture of Memory' in Eastern Turkey and the Presence-Absence of Ottoman Armenians”
30 November 2016
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory
Monika Palmberger (Visiting Professor, University of Leuven and Hertha Firnberg Research Fellow, University of Vienna): “(Dis)placing Memories in the Context of War and Migration”
26 October 2016
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory
Jeremy F. Walton (MPI-MMG): “Disciplining the Past? Sites of Memory and Forgetting in Former Ottoman Lands”
18 May 2016
Telling Times: Memories of Culture, Cultures of Memory
Kimberly Hart (Buffalo State University): “Turkish Islamic Practice, Memory and Elision”