IMNN at IAMCR – reflections on memory and nostalgia

Some IMNN members are at the IAMCR conference:

Emily Keightley and Michael Pickering presented this morning their reflections on mnemonic imagination during the plenary on memory, commemoration and communication.

Looking Forward by Looking Backwards: Nostalgia as an Agent of Change

Friday July 29, 2016 09:00 – 10:30 LT3 Attenborough Tower   PCR

  • Manuel Menke (Augsburg University, Germany) and Ekaterina Kalinina (University of Södertörns Högskola, Sweden): Rethinking nostalgia as an empowering performative media(ted) practice.
  • Emily Keightley (Loughborough University, UK): Nostalgia and the mnemonic imagination: creative remembering with everyday media.
  • Omar Al-Ghazzi (University of Sheffield, UK): A Grendizer phenomenon? Japanese anime and revolutionary nostalgia in Syria.
  • Katharina Niemeyer (University Paris 2, France): Catastrophes and nostalgia reflections on (media-) events and their (instant) memories.

Nostalgic Popular Culture

Saturday July 30, 2016 16.00-17.30 Council Room 1 and 2, Fielding Johnson Building

Emmanuelle Fantin (Paris 4, Sorbonne): Good Old New Advertising – Nostalgia and Self-creation of memories


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