Marie-Claire Lavabre is a well-known Professor of Sociology specialising in public memory and the politics of the past, who has authored books concerning political uses of the past in contemporary France (2017), Europe and its representations of the past (2008), the sociology of Communist memory (2004) and the social movement politics of 1968 (1998). She will be joined by Dr Alison Hems, Senior Lecturer in Heritage and Public History at Bath Spa University, who will act as discussant for Professor Lavabre’s talk, followed by Q&A with audience members. This public keynote lecture is organised as part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council project Disrupted Histories, Recovered Pasts / Histories Perturbées, Passés Retrouvés coordinated at Bath Spa University by Sian Sullivan, Professor of Environment and Culture.
**Wine and nibbles will be available after the lecture!**
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