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GENEALOGY OF AMNESIA | Crushing Silences, Constructing Histories
Symposium | 08.11.2018 - 10.11.2018
Ort | mumok - Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna, mumok cinema (basement) and mumok lounge (5th floor), barrier-free access

Participants: Ruth Beckermann, Collectif Mémoire Coloniale et Lutte contre les Discriminations: Geneviève Kaninda, Tony Kokou Sampson, Kalvin Soiresse Njall, Nejra Čengić,  Marina Gržinić, Araba Evelyn Johnston-Arthur, Sophie Lillie, Pedro Monaville, Max Silverman, Shirley Anne Tate, Šefik Tatlić, Sophie Uitz, Gloria Wekker, Ruth Wodak and Markus Rheindorf

Concept: Marina Gržinić and Sophie Uitz
Technical and organizing support: Valerija Zabret und Ruth Kager
Project team: Sophie Uitz and Šefik Tatlić
Head of the project: Marina Gržinić

Symposium on the silencing of colonialism, anti-Semitism, and contemporary turbo-fascist nationalism in Belgium, Austria, and former Yugoslavia. Re-examining counter-memory and counter-history projects, interventions, and processes of resistance in order to open up spaces for new directions in politics, futurity, and collective struggles.

This symposium is organized as part of the arts and theory based research project »Genealogy of Amnesia: Rethinking the Past for a New Future of Conviviality«, funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, project number AR439 (2018-2020).