Archive For June, 2014

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Announcing the first PGMN Conference: Memory and Travel

Announcing the first PGMN Conference: Memory and Travel

Would you travel if you could not remember where you had been? What do you remember about the places you have been to? How do you record these memories? Although travellers have always kept journals and scrapbooks, nowadays digital technology and social media enable us to construct our memories instantly and broadcast them globally: how has this altered our travel-narratives?…
Memory, Prediction and the Invisible Future Video

Memory, Prediction and the Invisible Future Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0vObBC-6do On Saturday 5th October 2013, the Memory Network invited Jessica Bland (Nesta), Dr Kevin Fong and Entrepreneur Robert Stevens (Bunnyfoot) to discuss the role memory plays in anticipating the future as part of our series of events  at the Cheltenham Literature Festival.  In this video, our panellists discuss the changing relationship between memory and technology, the cultural function of science fiction…