We are delighted to announce that the pogramme for our conference ‘Remembering Jerusalem: Imagination, Memory, and the City’, taking place at King’s College London on 6-7 November, is now available to download.
The conference will feature keynote lectures by Professor Anthony Bale, Professor Nabil Matar, and Professor Eyal Weizman. All of the keynote lectures are open to the public, and more details will be announced nearer the time.
Please note that all places on the British Library ‘Show and Tell’ visit are now taken. You can sign up to the waiting list to be notified if a place becomes available.
If you are presenting at the conference, please make sure that you have registered here.
If you are interested in attending the conference but are not giving a paper, please contact the conference organiser, Hannah Boast, to find out about the availability of places, and see this page for more information about fee rates.
The panels and titles are as follows:
Thursday 6th November
Professor Anthony Bale, ‘Jerusalem and the Medieval Meme’
Chaired by Dr Michele Campopiano
Memory and Political Futures
• Robyn Autry – Grave Decisions: Museums and the Politics of the Past in Jerusalem and New York City
• Dana Hercbergs – Remembering the Future of the City: The Davidization of Jerusalem
• Hava Schwartz – From Jewish Memory to Jewish Monumental Landscape: The Shaping of a National Symbolic Landscape around the Old City of Jerusalem
Jerusalem in European Landscape: Imported and Local Memories
Chaired by Renana Bartal
• Lotem Pinchover – The Holy Sepulchre Representation between Enclosure and Community
• Laura Slater – Jerusalem in Northampton: Christian Histories and Local Memories
• Shimrit Shriki – Jerusalem Remembers: The Role of Jerusalem in Secular Commemorative Practice
Women ‘Re-Member’ Jerusalem
Chaired by Claire Gallien
• Ragnhild Johnsrud Zorgati – Fredrika Bremer and the olive tree – memory and representations of religious history in a 19th century protestant travel narrative
• Sophia Brown – Looking up at our former home…I felt the years of separation’ – The impact of returning to Jerusalem in expatriate Palestinian women’s life-writing/‘I am Jerusalem’
• Irene Fernandez Ramos – I am Jerusalem’: the engendered body as city, memory and site of resistance