Dr Nadine Blumer
Centre for Curating and Public Scholarship (CaPSL)
Participates in 1 Session
Nadine Blumer (Ph.D. Sociology, University of Toronto) is affiliate faculty at Concordia University’s Centre for Ethnographic Research and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Violence (CEREV). Her research explores the development of Canada’s newest cultural institution, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), and its positioning as part of a Canada-wide network of commemorative spaces and activist responses. An article on this subject is published in the Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies. She has also researched and published on commemoration of the Roma Holocaust, including an article in a special issue on counter-monuments in Espace arts magazine and a chapter in the edited volume The Nazi Genocide of the Roma: Reassessment and Commemoration (Berghahn Books, 2013). She is a previous postdoctoral fellow of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington, D.C., and of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Sessions in which Dr Nadine Blumer participates
- Moving Memory: Difficult Histories in Dialogue (exhibition opening) Concordia, LB Building - LB 671 CaPSL/CEREV
- 13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
- Around the globe the planning of large-scale memorial-museum projects concerned with violent histories are frequently marred by conflict, omissi...
Sessions in which Dr Nadine Blumer attends
- The Garden of the Grey Nuns / Le jardin des sœurs grises Concordia, Grey Nuns Motherhouse (GN) - GN 1210
- 19:30 - 21:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
- Working with archival documents and the current-day morphology of the Grey Nuns' site, Dr Cynthia Hammond, Dr Shauna Janssen, in collaboration w...
- 09.20 Imported Ghosts and Figurative Bodies: Mobilizing Heritage in Ottawa
- Participant Dr Jerzy (Jurek) Elżanowski (Carleton University) | Participant Dr Rebecca Dolgoy (University of Ottawa) |
- 9:00 - 9:30 | 30 minutes Part of: Reflection, Selection, Deflection: Rhetoric in the Global Pursuit of Heritage
- While the topography of Canada’s capital city has always included imported “ghosts”—symbols of bodies from perceived foundational conflicts that...