12,000

We have over 12,000 students, from over 100 countries, within one of the safest campuses in the UK

93%

93% of Lancaster students go into work or further study within six months of graduating

Home > Research > Press > Workshop : The (Un)Sayable in Public Discourses...
View graph of relations

« Back

Workshop : The (Un)Sayable in Public Discourses about the Past

Press clipping: Research

Publication date14/05/10
SourceFASSweb

Ruth is invited as keynote speaker at a workshop at the University of Reading:

Workshop: The (Un)Sayable in Public Discourses about the Past

Friday, 14 May 2010

University of Reading, School of Modern Languages and European Studies

Venue: University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Graduate School, Old Whiteknights House, Seminar Room

Workshop Programme

10:00

Coffee, registration, arrival

10:30-11:30 Keynote Speaker

Ruth Wodak (University of Lancaster): I/We Never Saw Anything. The Discursive Construction of History.

11:30-12:00

James Taylor (Imperial War Museum, London)/Hilary Footitt (Reading): Displaying the Unsayable. Challenging History at the Imperial War Museum.

12:00--13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:30

William Niven (Nottingham Trent University): Unmentionable together, unthinkable apart? The Holocaust and the Flight and Expulsion of Germans in Collective Memory

Heidrun Kämper (Institute for German Language, Mannheim): How to Talk about Guilt. Aspects of the Early German Postwar Discourse.

14:30-15:00

Coffee

15:00-16:00

Melani Schr�ter (University of Reading): Imposed Silence? Strategic Implications of 'Taboo' in Discourses about the Past.

------------------

Concluding Discussion

Organisers: Dr Melani Schr�ter (German Studies); Prof Hilary Footitt (Director of AHRC Project Languages at War)