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The essay ‘…Not by the German people, but in the name of the German people”.  Adenauer and the narrative of the Centre Ground has appeared in the journal Przegląd Zachodni, Issue 3 (372) 2019: 221-248.  It explores the image of National-Socialist history and ‘the Germans’ that Adenauer sketched in his statements. Further information can be found here.

The essay ‘…Not by the German people, but in the name of the German people”.  Adenauer and the narrative of the Centre Ground has appeared in the journal Przegląd Zachodni, Issue 3 (372) 2019: 221-248.  It explores the image of National-Socialist history and ‘the Germans’ that Adenauer sketched in his statements. Further information can be […]

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Jan Ferdinand has published the Essay Sakralisierung als Politisches. Zur Dimension des ‚Heiligen‘ in der erinnerungskulturellen Konzeption von Aleida und Jan Assmann (together with Felix Denschlag). The essay has appeared in Lo Sguardo – rivista di filosofia N. 29, 2019 (II), full text (in German) can be found here.

Jan Ferdinand has published the Essay Sakralisierung als Politisches. Zur Dimension des ‚Heiligen‘ in der erinnerungskulturellen Konzeption von Aleida und Jan Assmann (together with Felix Denschlag). The essay has appeared in Lo Sguardo – rivista di filosofia N. 29, 2019 (II), full text (in German) can be found here.

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Cancellation excursion

An excursion to memorial sites in Ukraine scheduled for May 2020 has been cancelled due to Corona-Crisis.

An excursion to memorial sites in Ukraine scheduled for May 2020 has been cancelled due to Corona-Crisis.

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Lecture on Epistemologies of Memory

As part of the KCL Memory Group’s Conference “Espistemologies of Memory” on 12-13 September 2019 in London Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled Analysis or Legitimation of ‘Collective Memory’? Epistemological questions to the works of Aleida and Jan Assmann.

As part of the KCL Memory Group’s Conference “Espistemologies of Memory” on 12-13 September 2019 in London Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled Analysis or Legitimation of ‘Collective Memory’? Epistemological questions to the works of Aleida and Jan Assmann.

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Lecture on the political limits of ‚Collective Memory‘

As part of the Third Annual Memory Studies Association Conference on 25-28 June 2019 in Madrid Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled The political Limits of ‚Collective Memory‘: Reflections on Identity, Legitimation and Values comparing the Theories of Aleida Assmann and Juergen Habermas.

As part of the Third Annual Memory Studies Association Conference on 25-28 June 2019 in Madrid Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled The political Limits of ‚Collective Memory‘: Reflections on Identity, Legitimation and Values comparing the Theories of Aleida Assmann and Juergen Habermas.

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Excursion to memorial sites in Europe

From May 30th to June 2nd, 2019 the Association for Monument Research made an excursion to memorial sites in Czech Republic, Austria and Germany. They included the memorial dedicated to the annihilation of Lidice, which was razed to the ground on June 10, 1942, the Mauthausen concentration camp which was the main site of political, social and racist persecution by the National Socialist regime on Austrian territory from 1938 to 1945, the Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism and the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial.

From May 30th to June 2nd, 2019 the Association for Monument Research made an excursion to memorial sites in Czech Republic, Austria and Germany. They included the memorial dedicated to the annihilation of Lidice, which was razed to the ground on June 10, 1942, the Mauthausen concentration camp which was the main site of political, […]

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Lecture on Aleida Assmanns Reception of Nietzsche

On 13 October 2018 Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled  Vordenker kollektiver identitätsbildender Gedächtniskonstruktionen? Eine kritische Sichtung der Nietzsche-Rezeption von Aleida Assmann as part of the International Nietzsche-Congress  in Naumburg (Saale).

On 13 October 2018 Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled  Vordenker kollektiver identitätsbildender Gedächtniskonstruktionen? Eine kritische Sichtung der Nietzsche-Rezeption von Aleida Assmann as part of the International Nietzsche-Congress  in Naumburg (Saale).

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Lecture on Memory and Democracy

On 27 September 2018 Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled Memory as a proof of Democracy. The ,Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas’ in the light of Discourse Theory as part of the 42nd Annual German Studies Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

On 27 September 2018 Jan Ferdinand gave a talk entitled Memory as a proof of Democracy. The ,Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas’ in the light of Discourse Theory as part of the 42nd Annual German Studies Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Excursion to memorial sites in Western Europe

In May 2018 the Association for Monument Research made a four-day long excursion to memorial sites in Western Europe. They included the memorial sites in Bergen-Belsen, Esterwegen, Rotterdam and Friedland.

In May 2018 the Association for Monument Research made a four-day long excursion to memorial sites in Western Europe. They included the memorial sites in Bergen-Belsen, Esterwegen, Rotterdam and Friedland.

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The essay Gedenkpolitik als Imagepolitik. Die Kohl-Regierung und das ,Holocaust-Denkmal‘, has appeared in the Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft, 64 (2016) 11, an English version can be found here.

The essay Gedenkpolitik als Imagepolitik. Die Kohl-Regierung und das ,Holocaust-Denkmal‘, has appeared in the Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft, 64 (2016) 11, an English version can be found here.

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