Wednesday, 29 June 2022: from 6pm

Get-together: Sternbräu (Griesgasse 23, 5020 Salzburg)


Thursday, 30 June 2022: 09:00 am – 06:30 pm

Keynotes 1 and 2
Anna Reading (King’s College London): Rewilding Memory.
& Karina Horsti (University of Jyväskylä): Mediated mourning of ambiguous loss: surviving Europe’s border deaths in diasporic families.
+ Q&A

Panel I Platform Memory

* Rik Smit (Univ. of Groningen): The Platformization of Memory: When memories become data.

* Robbert-Jan Adriaansen (Univ. of Rotterdam): Memefying the Past: Memory and (Reversed) Historical Analogy in History Memes.

* Christian Schwarzenegger/Maria Schreiber/Christine Lohmeier (Univ. of Augsburg/Univ. of Salzburg): Instamemories: Reviving History in Digital Memory Culture?

* Noam Tirosh (Ben-Gurion Univ.): Understanding Media and the Right to Memory.

Panel II Digital Media and the Holocaust

* Oren Meyers/Anat Ben-David/Motti Neiger (Univ. of Haifa/Open Univ. of Israel/Bar-Ilan Univ.): Holocaust Commemoration in a New Media Memory Era: Theoretical Concepts and Research Trajectories.

* Mykola Makhortykh/Aleksandra Urman/Roberto Ulloa (Univ. of Bern/Leibniz Institut Köln): Hey Google, what was the Holocaust about? Auditing How Search Engine Algorithms Structure Memories About Mass Atrocities.

* Lital Henig/Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem): Witnessing Eva Stories: Media Witnessing and Self-Inscription in Social-Media Memory.

* Susanne Wegner (TU Dortmund): Defense and Appropriation. Narrative structures and interpretative patterns of Nazi crimes in the coverage of German public service broadcasting.

Panel III Memories of/in Conflict 

* Fabiola Hanna (The New School, New York): Communicating Memory with Software? A Framework for Assessing Digital Dialogues Projects.

* Manuel Menke (Univ. of Kopenhagen): When Populists Revisit the Past: The “Turnaround 2.0” as a Trope in the Alternative for Germany´s (AfD) Election Campaign in East-German Thuringia.

* Øyvind Kalnes (Inland Norway Univ. of Applied Sciences): The Cinematic Memory of the 22/7 Terrorist Attacks in Norway.

Keynote 3
Carolyn Kitch (Temple University): A Shared Authority: The Reckonings of Journalism and the Custody of Public Memory.
+ Q&A

Dinner: Goldene Kugel (Judengasse 3, 5020 Salzburg)


Friday, 01 July 2022: 09:00 am – 3:00 pm

Keynotes 4 and 5
Randi Marselis (Roskilde University): Colourizing the past: Shared memory work in digital contact zones.
& Andrew Hoskins (Glasgow University): Forgetting the Most Documented Event in History: From Open Source Warfare to Oblivion.
+ Q&A

Panel IV Anniversary Journalism

* Petra Bernhardt/Karin Liebhart (Univ. of Vienna): The Austrian Commemorative Year: Remembering and Forgetting in (Visual) Political Online Communication.

* Christina Krakovsky/Christian Oggolder (Alpen-Adria-Univ. of Vienna): 50 Years After: Remembering Valie Export and 1968 in Austrian Media.

* Danielle Yusufov/Oren Meyers (Univ. of Haifa): The way we were – and are: The Journalistic Commemoration of Israel’s 70th Anniversary.

Panel V Reconsidering the Media of Memory

* Paul Frosh/Sandrine Boudana/Akiba Cohen (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem/Univ. of Tel Aviv): Blurred Visions: Iconic Photographs and the Optics of Collective Memory.

* Taylor Annabell (King’s College London): Scrolling back: References to non-digital media forms and practices to explain digital memory work on social media platforms.

* Noa Shakargy (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem): How Long is Now: New York public library Insta-Novel project.

* Pınar Yıldız (FU Berlin): Gendered Memory and Traumatic Past in Cinema.