Dr. Jenny Wüstenberg


At the DeMontfort University (Leicester) History Research Seminar

Jenny will be discussing “Slow Memory in an Accelerating World: Remembering Species Extinction” at 16:30 on 25 January 2023. Hybrid option available and lots of other interesting talks in this series. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dmu-history-research-seminars-2022-23-1246779

Launch: Handbook of Memory Activism

Please join my co-editor Yifat Gutman and me for the UCLA Working Group in Memory Studies online launch of our Handbook (5 years in the making!): Tuesday, 24 January 2023. Register here: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIod-upqj4qGNKY21M8E9mN9keM8bxLhQRI

Visiting Fellowship in Canberra

Hosted by Prof. Rosanne Kennedy, Jenny is looking forward to spending 2 weeks in November in Canberra at the Research School of Humanities at Australian National University. She will be conducting research for a current book project and collaborating with Rosanne. Among other events, a symposium on slow memory will be organised.

Memory Studies Association conference 2023

The next Memory Studies Association conference will happen in Newcastle (UK), 3-7 July 2023. The theme will be “Communities and Change”. Stay tuned for the call for papers. https://www.memorystudiesassociation.org/conference-newcastle-2023-announcement/

Article on Slow Memory published

Check out Jenny’s recent article on “Slow Memory”: https://theconversation.com/climate-and-extinction-crises-move-too-slowly-for-us-to-pay-attention-heres-theanswer-174556

COST Action on Slow Memory conference from 7-10 June 2022

The COST Action on Slow Memory is holding its first in-person conference from 7-10 June 2022 on the Isle of Portland, on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset https://www.slowmemory.eu/events/debating-the-concept-of-slow-memory/

International Workshop: Grassroots Activism in History and Memory, 18-20 May 2022

The Centre for Public History, Heritage and Memory at Nottingham Trent University invites participation in the International Workshop: Grassroots Activism in History and Memory, 18-20 May 2022, check out the program here: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/research/groups-and-centres/centres/centre-for-public-history,-heritage-and-memory2

German translation is out!

I’m happy to announce that Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Germany has just appeared in German translation under the title Zivilgesellschaft und Erinnerungspolitik in Deutschland seit 1945 in two editions: one “fancy” version with the LIT Verlag Berlin and one highly affordable one (€4.50!) with the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Germany’s federal agency for […]

Paperback coming!

I’m happy to announce that as of December 20, 2018, my book will be available in a more affordable paperback version. Just in time for the holidays!

Auf Deutsch: Book event in Berlin!

Please join me for a discussion of Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Germany at the “Laden” of the Berliner Geschichtswerkstatt on 30 April at 7 PM. This event will be in German.