Monthly Archives: December 2018

Memory institutions redux: pluralizing memories and a stay against forgetting

Pluralized memories We are now used to memory institutions as a way of collectively referring to libraries, archives and museums. However, memory, as we know, is complicated, and I sometimes hesitate before using the term. The complications are certainly alive in this Decade of Centenaries period in Ireland.  One is often reminded of how alternative and contested memories … Continue reading Memory institutions redux: pluralizing memories and a stay against forgetting