International Workshop: Grassroots Activism in History and Memory, 18-20 May 2022

The Centre for Public History, Heritage and Memory at Nottingham Trent University invites participation in the International Workshop: Grassroots Activism in History and Memory, 18-20 May 2022, check out the program here: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/research/groups-and-centres/centres/centre-for-public-history,-heritage-and-memory2

German translation is out!

I’m happy to announce that Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Germany has just appeared in German translation under the title Zivilgesellschaft und Erinnerungspolitik in Deutschland seit 1945 in two editions: one “fancy” version with the LIT Verlag Berlin and one highly affordable one (€4.50!) with the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Germany’s federal agency for […]

Paperback coming!

I’m happy to announce that as of December 20, 2018, my book will be available in a more affordable paperback version. Just in time for the holidays!

Auf Deutsch: Book event in Berlin!

Please join me for a discussion of Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Germany at the “Laden” of the Berliner Geschichtswerkstatt on 30 April at 7 PM. This event will be in German.

Two new books on memory activism!

I will have an opportunity to discuss my book, as well as Yifat Gutman’s Memory Activism, at the Conference of Europeanists in Chicago (March 28-30). Looking forward to hearing what discussants Jan Kubik and Ben Nienass have to say. Join us if you are there!

On the shortlist!

Happy to announce that Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Germany has been shortlisted for the 2018 Book Award of the Council for European Studies!

Memory Activism at the Memory Studies Association!

We are about to kick off the second Memory Studies Association conference in Copenhagen (14-16 December)! Memory Activism is well represented, with multiple panels and a dinner group! And Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Europe will be raffled off to a lucky winner (along with many other great books)! Check out the conference program […]

Welcome to this website!

Thanks for your interest in Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Germany! This website is of course primarily a way to let people know about the book. I will publish reviews here as they come out and also share information about projects related to memory activism. And: this is the only place you can see […]

My book is now available!

I’m excited to say that Civil Society and Memory in Postwar Germany is now available for purchase in hard copy and for Kindle! Yes, I know it’s expensive. That’s how it goes with hard backs these days. But in two years, it will be available in paperback. If you don’t want to wait that long […]