Memory Activism

Some of Jenny Wüstenberg’s other publications on the subject:

‘Locating Transnational Memory: how “unbound” remembrance is embedded in public spaces'

editor of a Special Issue of the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, 32(4), December 2019.

'Agency in Transnational Memory Politics'

edited with Aline Sierp (forthcoming in 2020 with Berghahn Publishers, as part of the book series Worlds of Memory).

‘Introduction: Contesting Memory and Citizenship in Canada’

Special Issue of Citizenship Studies, Vol.22, No.4, June 2018, with Michael Nijhawan and Daphne Winland.

‘Moments of madness and protest cycles in German memory activism’

(completed and accepted for publication in Social Movements and Memory, Stefan Berger, Sean Scalmers, and Christian Wicke (eds.) to be published in 2020 with Routledge Press in the “Remembering the Modern World” series).

‘Vernetztes Gedenken? Netzwerkmethoden und Transnationale Erinnerungsforschung’

Jahrbuch für Politik und Geschichte, Thema: ‘Geschichtspolitik und Erinnerungskulturen global,’ Band 6, 2016.

‘Transnational Memory Politics in Europe,’

Special Issue of the Journal of Contemporary European Studies, edited with Aline Sierp (September 2015).

‘Transforming Berlin’s Memory: Non-State Actors and GDR Memorial Politics Today’

in Remembering the German Democratic Republic: Divided Memory in a United Germany, edited by David Clarke and Ute Wölfel, Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2011.

‘Vom alternativen Laden zum Dienstleistungsbetrieb: the Berliner Geschichtswerkstatt – A Case Study in Activist Memory Politics’

German Studies Review , Vol.32 No.3, October 2009.

Current projects on memory activism:

Together with Yifat Gutman, author of Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future in Israel-Palestine (2017), I hosted a workshop (November 2018, Columbia University, New York City) that brought together a cutting-edge group of scholars to debate memory activism. We are now working with a group of sub-editors on a Handbook of Memory Activism.

I am in the process of researching how memory politics are being transformed by the changing party-political landscape in Germany, especially by the rise of the Alternative for Germany (AfD).

As part of my comparative book project on how state-perpetrated family separation, I am examining activism surrounding "stolen children" in various countries, including Canada, the US, Australia, East Germany, and the UK.