Editors: Anne Heimo (University of Turku, Finland), Anna-Kaisa Kuusisto-Arponen (University of Tampere, Finland) & Ulla Savolainen (University of Helsinki, Finland) Memories travel and are always multi-sited and multi-timed accounts connecting the past, the present and the future. The special issue of Oral History Journal 44(2) concentrates on travelling of both people and memories across time, place and different media. The focus is on the memories, experiences and expressions of migration and mobility as well as on the inevitable multi-sitedness of memory in the Nordic-Baltic context. When people move and when social and political situations change, memories are always given
Venue: University of Helsinki, AUD II, Main building (Unioninkatu 34) Time: Friday 4 November 2016, 10-16 The research project “LIVINGMEMORIES – Living together with difficult memories and diverse identities” is funded by Academy of Finland and the ERA.Net RUS Plus-initiative 2015-2017. The project organizes an interdisciplinary workshop focused on the key terms related with the project theme. In the workshop we will discuss different definitions of these key terms and their value as research tools. How can we utilize them to conceptualize and contextualize our research topics? Registration: Please inform about your participation by Monday 31 October to Kirsti
The LivingMemories research project is being presented in Helsinki on October 3rd in an event organised by Historians Without Borders Finland. In the event different research project focusing on the utilisation of history in the present are being presented and discussed. The event is held in Finnish. For further information and registration, visit the website.