In September and October 2019, our memory workshops ran across 4 sites - Berlin, Riga, Helsinki and Mexico City. We were excited to meet participants in person after getting to know everyone a little bit through online workshops and our online workspace on Slack. Alongside generating memory stories through sharing, discussion and writing, we also incorporated site-specific arts-based experiments and visits to exhibitions and theater. We decided to use collective biography (Davies and Gannon, 2006) as a methodology to produce…
Inaugural course on ‘Socialist Childhood and Schooling’ linked to Recollect / Reconnect project in Tampere University, Finland, Feb-Apr 2020.
Fall of 2019 memory workshops on childhoods in three locations in Europe (Berlin, Riga, and Helsinki) and in Latin America (Mexico City).
Interview with Iveta and Nelli about the memories of childhoods in socialist societies research.