3rd Jun 2009
University of Sussex
This event was co-organised by the Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories, University of Brighton and the Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research, University of Sussex
On 3 June 2009 the Research Centre in Memory, Narrative and Histories, University of Brighton and the Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research, University of Sussex collaborated on what we hope will be the first of a series of post graduate research events. The aim of this research day was to enable post-graduate students from the Universities of Brighton and Sussex to meet in a creative environment to present on aspects of their work that relate to memories, narratives and histories. These included:
Over 30 students from both the Universities of Brighton and Sussex, together with students from further afield, took part in the research day. Each student presented a 20-minute paper on aspects of their work which ranged from analysis of trauma and memory in the work of the novelist Kizuo Ishiguro (Yugin Teo), to discussion of the ‘One Day for Life’ photographic collection in the Mass-Observation Archive (Annabella Pollen) through to commemorative practices in vanished landscapes (Kealy Morris). Alongside these research papers, participants created posters outlining their field of research which could be viewed by everyone who attended the research day.
Please see the below links to view a some of these posters and to download a selection of the paper abstracts.
For details of forthcoming postgraduate events, please contact Lucy Noakes:
For more details about the work of the centre for Life History and Life Writing Research, see University of Sussex website: www.sussex.ac.uk/clhlwr