Advancing Memory Methods

  • Danielle DrozdzewskiEmail author
  • Carolyn Birdsall


This introductory chapter provides an extended reflection on the scope of memory methods, charting the existing methods-based research, and how an affective turn in the humanities and social sciences has prompted scholars in memory studies to engage with more-than-human and embodied methodological approaches. The introduction also outlines the themes covered by the volume: an ethics of care, experiencing and emplaced (researcher) bodies, and places—mapped and digital. We summarise the contributions, explicating how they push traditional methodological boundaries in their engagement with multisensorial and embodied memory-work, and use memory places through mapping and digital media.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Stockholm UniversityStockholmSweden
  2. 2.University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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