‘Curating Protest Memory’ workshop at King’s College London

The Protest Memory Network’s third workshop, on ‘Curating Protest Memory’, took place on the 28th March 2019. It was organised  by Dr Red Chidgey at King’s College London and featured presentations by researchers, performers, curators and activist-archivists. The day had a specially curated ‘Protest Playlist‘, crowd-sourced over Twitter and compiled by Dr Dion Georgiou. The…

Methodology masterclass: activist research

Attention all PhD students and early career researchers: the Memory Studies Association will be running a free methodology masterclass on activist research as part of their annual conference in Madrid, June 2019. You can find the blurb for the Masterclass, hosted by Red Chidgey, co-investigator for the Afterlives of Protest project, below. Full details about…

Commemorating women’s suffrage – how do we remember a movement?

The Protest Memory Network held a practioner-led symposium on Commemorating Women’s Suffrage at King’s College London, 4 July 2018, which was free and open to the public. This was organised by Red Chidgey, of King’s College London and D-M Withers from the University of Sussex. The event formed part of the 2018 centennary of the…

‘Circulating Protest Memories’ workshop at Loughborough University

The Protest Memory Network’s second workshop, ‘The Afterlife of Protest: Circulating Protest Memories, took place over the 17th and 18th September 2018 at Loughborough University. The workshop was hosted by one of the network co-founders, Professor Emily Keightley from the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture at Loughborough. The workshop explored the dynamic qualities…

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This network brings together researchers, archivists, curators, heritage managers, artists and activists to explore the preservation of protest memories as civic and cultural resources. We take a memory perspective on social justice struggles in order to understand how protest images, texts, materials and actions are recirculated and remembered. By protest we mean, declarations of disapproval,…