Macquarie Uni Works-in-progress Memory Day
Link to full
program and full
program with abstracts.
Senate Room, Lincoln Building, Level 3, Lincoln Building C8A,
Macquarie University (entry directly across from the NE corner of the
MACCS building C5C).
An informal day-and-a-half of friendly idea-sharing and work in
progress, associated with
the ARC Discovery Project
autobiographical memory to collective memory: an interdisciplinary
study of individual and group cognition', Amanda
Barnier and John Sutton
This is a descendant of the first Sydney
Collective Memory Meeting,
Club, July 2006; of our two previous Memory Days at Macquarie (Memory
Day 2007 and Memory
Day 2008), and of the
memory strands and themes in ASCS09,
the annual conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive
Science, which we hosted in 2009.
Memory Day 2010 features work-in-progress talks from colleagues
interested in memory across a range of disciplines.
Here is the full
And here is the full
program with abstracts.
Memory Day 2010 will take place in the Senate Room, Level 3 of the
Lincoln Building (C8A), Macquarie University, over two days from
12.30pm to 5.30pm Thursday, 21st October and from 10.00am to 4.15pm
Friday, 22nd October.
Attendance at Memory Day is limited to the capacity of the Senate Room,
approximately 35-40 people.
The format of Memory Day is very much interdisciplinary, interactive
and informal. To RSVP, email email@example.com.
Our program includes Featured Talks from three outstanding national and
*Thursday at 12.30pm, Dr Adam Brown (Visiting Fulbright Scholar from
Cornell University) who will talk on "Constructing a Collective Memory";
*Thursday at 4.50pm, Professor John Hodges (Federation Fellow from
Neuroscience Research Australia and UNSW, and co-leader of the new ARC
Centre of Excellence on Cognition and its Disorders) who will describe
his team's groundbreaking research and its future;
*Friday at 10am, Professor Andrew Hoskins (Professor of Cultural
Studies at The University of Nottingham, UK, and Editor-in-Chief of
Sage Journal, Memory Studies) who will talk on "Twilight of Media,
Twilight of Memory" (Professor Hoskins will be giving his Public
Lecture on Wednesday night).
Our program also includes 17 talks from junior and senior researchers
and scholars across cognitive science, cognitive psychology,
neuropsychology, forensic psychology, philosophy, media, arts, history,
english and more.
Memory Day 2010 is generously supported also by the Macquarie Centre
for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University. We are grateful to Robin
Blumfield, Adam Brown and Lesley McKnight for help in organising Memory
Cognitive Science), (room C5C 423)
Tel. (61) 2 9850
Or just email me.
Last updated 21 October 2010.