Babeº-Bolyai University Master in Recent History (Oral History and Contemporary History) Seminar: Memory and History

Topics of discussions: I. II. III. IV. V. VI. Memory in the Discourse of Contemporary Historiography and within Social Sciences Memory versus History as Representations of the Past Cultural Dimensions of Memory. Towards an Anthropology of Memory The Social Framework of Memory. Social-psychology Perspectives on Collective Memory as a Problematic Concept Memory and Power. Uses and Abuses of Memory in Public Sphere: memory as cultural heritage, memory as political stake, collective amnesia. Memory and Life-stories. Autobiography as History Genre.

Bibliography: Topic I: • Patrick H Hutton,. Placing Memory in Contemporary Historiography, in History as an Art of Memory, 1993

Topic II • • • • Jacques le Goff- Histoire et memoire, Ed. Gallimard Paul Ricoeur- Memoria, istoria, uitarea, ( trad. Memory, History, Oblivion) Ed. Amarcord, Timiºoara, 2001. Elizabeth Tonkin- Narrating Our Pasts. The Social Construction of Oral History, Cambridge University Press, 1992 Memory and History. Essays on Recalling and Interpreting Experience, University Press of America, 1994 (photo-copies) • History and Memory after Auschwitz, by Dominick la Capra, Cornel University Press, 1998; • Memory and Totalitarianism , by Luisa Passerini, Oxford University Press, 1992;(photo copies) • Memory, History and Opposition under State Socialism , by Rubie S. Watson (photo-copies)

Topic III. • Joël Candau- L’anthropologie de la memoire, (The Anthropology of Memory) Ed. PUF 1996.


Topic V . Cpt. Gender Differencies in Memories for Speech. The Temptation of Good. în “Psihologie socialã.Les lieux de mémoire. Pierre Nora. IV. La Découverte. Librairie Felix Alcan. Ed.• Remembering and forgetting. 1935.155-191. (CollectiveMemory and Oblivion) p. Holmes and Meyer Publisher. Organizarea ºi reorganizarea ei. Oxford University Press. • • Maurice Ha llbwach.113/140. ( fotocopii) The Myths We Live By. La reconstruction du passé. J.Les Formes de l’oubli. (The Lost Memory. Du Seuil. Paris. La localisation de souvenir. chapter. J. • Phillipe Lejeune. 1999. A l’Est. p. Curtea veche. Routledge. 1993 (photo-copies) Narrative and genre.Rewriting the self. sous la direction de A. Tzvetan Todorov. O analizã a secolului.C.Szurek.Memoria rãului.chapter . 1996 Topic VI. Introduction.13.I. Contemporary Aspects) Ed. p. Polirom. (photocopies) Topic IV.Y. • • • • • Marc Augé. in Social Psychology. Cpt. Combe.Pactul autobiografic. History. Amacord.Abuzurile memoriei. 2002. (the Autobiographical Contract) Ed. 1996.49 • • • • • Saul Friendlander. ispita binelui. coord. 1996 (photo-copies) 2 . Aspecte contemporane ”. Ëd. by Raphael Samuel and Paul Thomson Gender and Memory. Memory and Narratives.Memoria socialã. 1975 ( photo-copies) Mark Freeman. Edited by Mary Chamberlaine and Paul Thomson. la mémoire retrouvée. vol.III. (Organizing and Reorganizing of Social Memory.179. Brossat. Paris 1990. Septimiu Chelcea. Memorie colectivã ºi uitare. (Memory Abuses) Ed. Eseuri de psihosociologia schimbãrii. Routledge. p. p. Rivages Poches. Essays on Social Psychology of Change) Ed.109-119. 2001.(The Memory of Evil.Potel.Memoria Pierdutã. • Adrian Neculau. S. by Edmund Blair Bolles.Les cadres sociaux de la mémoire. Ed. Polirom. An Inquiry into the Possibilities and Limits of inquiry into the nature of forgetting.190. An Analysis of this Century) Ed. Tzvetan Todorov. Adrian Neculau. Gallimard 1984-1992. History and Psychoanalysis.

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