Maria Grever invited to give a key-note at the Final Cost Action IS1205 Conference, University of Limerick, Ireland

Maria Grever invited to give a key-note at the Final Cost

On July 7-8 the FINAL COST ACTION IS1205 CONFERENCE takes place at University of Limerick (Ireland), organised by COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology (HORIZON2020).

The conference focuses on Agents Through Time: How do People "Make History." Social Psychological & Historical Research into Collective Memories, Social Identities & Intergroup Relations.

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Maria Grever has been invited to deliver a keynote. She will speak about: The dialogical potentiality of "things". Heritage as a primary source in history education.

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She will also participate in an international symposium 'DO PEOPLE MAKE HISTORY OR HISTORIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY DIALOGUE'

PhD students Siri Driessen and Laurie Slegtenhorst have been selected to deliver papers about their current research at the same conference.

Siri Driessen will present the paper '"Things become much clearer on the ground." Using and experiencing the past in military exercises.', in which she will qualitative analysis of Dutch soldiers' experiences and uses of war history during strategic training sessions on historical war sites.

Laurie Slegtenhorst will present the paper 'Walking the Transnational Memory of the Second World War', in which she will talk about the 'Liberation Route Europe', an international memorial route that follows the path of the Allied forces during the end phase of the war.