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This is a call for participants to engage in a workshop discussing memory and borders. Its purpose is to encourage cross-disciplinary discourse on the theme of memory and borders. Students, academics, designers, artists, philosophers, writers, journalists, filmmakers, thinkers and creators will come together to foster a conversation concerning the idea of the ‘border’ as a material or ideological barrier or impasse and the impact that these borders have on individual and collective memory.
WHEN / WHERE
This event will be held on February 11, 2019 at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK.
Abstracts of work, and work in progress can be based on, but not limited to, the following themes:
- National identity and memory
- Conflict and memory
- Violence and trauma in memory
- Material culture and memory
- Materiality of borders
- Nationalism, fracture, independence, identity and divisions through objects
- Gerrymandering and democracy
APPLICATION & DEADLINE
Please send a (maximum) 150-word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17:00 on December 15, 2018.