Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research

Spring and Summer 2015

Environment Stories: Double book launch Wednesday 15 April 2015

15th APRIL 12.30-1.30 p.m. University of Sussex: Fulton Building Social Space

Drinks and nibbles provided ALL WELCOME disabled access.

The Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research, Centre for World Environmental History and  The Africa Studies Centre at the University of Sussex invite you to a DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH for Alison Jolly's THANK YOU MADAGASCAR and Simon Pooley's BURNING TABLE MOUNTAIN.

Uncomfortable memories? On being German and not Jewish

Tuesday 24 March 2015, 5 - 6 p.m., followed by drinks and nibbles.
Place: Arts A, Language Centre, Room 4, University of Sussex

This event will discuss a number of questions dealing with family history and childhood memories in the context of twentieth century Germany. Three Germans of non-Jewish background and of different ages discussing their memories of growing up in post-war Germany and what being German means to them.

Free, no need to book. All welcome.

Autobiographical Performances of Memory

28 January 2015, University of Sussex

This three-part talk will look at performances of memory in film, writing and oral history. 

A joint Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies and Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research event.