Andrei zavadski participates in seminar on digitization of memory at university of konstanz, germany

Andrei Zavadski has participated in the seminar "New Monuments and Museums in Russia: A Discussion of the Current Situation" (Neue Denkmäler und Museen in Russland - eine Diskussion zur aktuellen Lage) at the University of Konstanz, Germany. The seminar was organized by Prof. Dr. Aleida Assmann and Prof. Dr. Jurij Murašov, of the University of Konstanz, and took place on October 26-27, 2015. 

 

A group of young researchers - graduates of the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, headed by Dr. Vera Dubina, a co-founder of the Master's programme in Public History at the School, discussed new historical monuments and museums and the digital turn in Russian memorial culture. 

 

Andrei Zavadski gave a talk on "The Museum of Oneself: Digital Personal Memories and Future Biography Writing". Focusing on Relikva.com, a Russian online "museum of private memories", he offered thoughts on the nature of transformation that is now taking place.