Keynote & Plenary Programs (subject to change)

Keynote Speech

Rithy Panh, Filmmaker and President of the Bophana Center, Director of Irradiated (2020), Graves Without a Name (2018), and The Missing Picture (2013) – TBC

Plenary Sessions

Novelists and the Work of Memory (roundtable)

  • Moderator

    Hanna Teichler (Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany)

  • Panelists

    Anuk Arudpragasam, Author of A Passage North (2021)

    Xiaolu Guo, Author of Nine Continents: A Memoir in and Out of China (2017)

    Randy Ribay, Author of Patron Saints of Nothing (2019)

Women and Gendered Violence

  • Moderator

    Carol Gluck (Columbia University, USA)

  • Panelists

    Ueno Chizuko (University of Tokyo, Japan)

    Eunshil Kim (Ewha Womans University, Korea)

    Rada Iveković (Independent Scholar, Yugoslavia/France)

Itineraries of Memory Studies: Reflections on Methodological Innovation (roundtable)

  • Moderator

    Avishek Parui (IIT Madras, India)

  • Panelists

    Ann Rigney (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands)

    Susannah Radstone (Monash University/University of Melbourne, Australia)

    Jie-Hyun Lim (Sogang University, Korea)

    Duane Jethro (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Confronting the Climate Crisis from Below: Memory and Politics at the Frontlines

  • Moderator

    Rosanne Kennedy (School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Australian National University, Australia)

  • Panelists

    Macarena Gómez-Barris (Pratt Institute, USA)

    Jaskiran Dhillon (The New School, USA)

    Renato Redentor Constantino (Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, Philippines)

Memory Activism and Global Solidarity (roundtable)

  • Panelists

    Jenny Wüstenberg (Nottingham Trent University, UK)

    Yifat Gutman (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

    Sarah Gensburger (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France)

    Jie-Hyun Lim (Sogang University, Korea)