Memory and Forgiveness  Workshop 2022

When: September 22nd- September 24th
Where: Universidad Tecnologica de Bolivar, Sede Manga
Cartagena, CO

Wednesday, September 21: Arrival


Thursday, September 22: 

9:00 a.m. - Introduction – Felipe De Brigard (Duke University)

10:00 a.m. - Coffee Break

10:15 a.m. - Laura Taylor (University College, Dublin)

Forgiveness in the path to peace: Implications for 'post-accord' generations 

11:15 a.m. – Coffee Break

11:30 a.m. - Daniela Palombo (University of British Columbia)

Bringing to Mind the Best and Worst: The Role of Emotion in Memory

12:30 p.m. - Lunch: Verona Centro Historico

2:30 p.m. - Dana Nelkin (UCSD)

Changing the Normative Landscape: Forgiveness and Letting Go

3:30 p.m. - Break

3:45 p.m. - Saima Noreen (De Monfort University)

To forgive & Forget? Investigating the relationship between intentional forgetting and forgiveness 

4:45 p.m. - Reception 

7:00 p.m. - Dinner: Mistura


Friday, September, 23:

9:00 a.m. - Panel Introduction – Santiago Amaya (Universidad de los Andes)*

9:10 a.m. - Pablo Abitbol (Universidad Tecnologica de Bolivar)*

Deliberative Collective Memory: Theory and Practice of the Regional Historical Memory GrouP

9:55 a.m. - Yessica Blanco (Grupo Regional de Memoria Histórica)*

Reflexiones sobre la interacción entre la memoria autobiográfica y la construcción participativa de memoria histórica 

(Reflections on the interaction between episodic memory and the participative construction of historical memory)

10:40 a.m. - Break

11:00 a.m. - Wilson Lopez (Universidad Javeriana)*

Researching forgiveness in the Colombian conflict

11:45 a.m. - Discussion with participants

12:30 p.m. - Lunch: Mabare

2:30 p.m. - Lucia González (Comision de la Verdad)

¿Qué permite perdonar? (What allows us to forgive?)

3:30 p.m. - Break

3:45 p.m. - Maria Emma Wills (Centro Nacional de Memoria Historica)*

Peace building: bringing back politics and power relations into the discussion

4:45 p.m. - Reception

7:00 p.m. - Dinner: Mar y Zielo


Saturday, September 24:

9:00 a.m. - Project feedback meeting – Felipe De Brigard (chair)

Participants: Laura Taylor, Daniela Palombo, Dana Nelkin, Saima Noreen, Pablo Abitbol, Santiago Amaya, Wilson Lopez, Lucia Gonzalez, Maria Emma Wills, Gabriela Fernandez, Samuel Murray 

*denotes sessions that will be presented in Spanish