SIMEM XI in Mexico: afterwords

СІМЕМ ілюстрація

    SIMEM, or the International Symposium on the Multidisciplinary Study of Memory, was held on October 12-13, 2023 at Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla. Institutional co-organizers from Ukraine are Berdyansk State Pedagogical University and the Research Institute of Urban History. Professor Igor Lyman is a member of the organizing committee.
   This year's the theme of SIMEM is "Social representations of memory in conflicts".
Victoria Pérez, Jaime Javier Villarreal Rodríguez, Giuseppe Lo Brutto, Igor Lyman and Victoria Konstantinova spoke at the inaugural part of the Symposium.
      A very powerful Ukrainian panel was organized:
    “Stories of success in wartime: ENEFEDU 2.0” (Igor Lyman /Andrii Izovita ,Berdyansk State Pedagogical University/ Ukrainian Institute of Scientific and Technical Expertise and Information, Ukraine), “Ukrainian Oral History Association in wartime” (Iuliia Skubytska , Princeton University, USA), “Science at Risk and preserving the memory about Russian war crimes against Ukrainian research infrastructure” (Kyrylo Beskorovainyi / Maria Moskovko, “Kunsht” popular science media, Science at risk, Ukraine / Lund University, Sweden), “War migrants’ stories in Ukrainian Science Diaspora initiative” (Yevheniia Polishchuk, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA).
    Among the posters presented at SIMEM XI were: “Memory in Migration. The Odyssey of Berdyansk State Pedagogical University Amid War – a University Without Walls, Not dreams” (Ihor Bogdanov and Yana Suchikova), “British-German family´s memory of the first world war. The Greaves of Berdyansk” (Victoria Konstantinova and Anna Malinina), “Transformation of the socio-cultural space of the Northern Azov region in the context of conflicts (cinemas and theaters)” (Kiosov Dmytro).