Barbara Törnquist-Plewa

LundCentre for European Studies

University of Lund, Sweden


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The Centre for European Studies (CFE) at Lund University is a network organisation for co-operation between researchers from different faculties and departments doing European studies. In 2008 the centre initiatied a multidisicplinary research program in Memory studies, since 2009, coordinates Nordic research network in Memory financed by the Nordic Research Council. The centre hosts also other projects in memory studies such as a book project about memory of ethnic cleansings in Central and Eastern Europe and a multidisciplinary project  about memory and urban planning in several European cities financed by the Swedish Bank Trecentenary Foundation.

Prof. Tornquist-Plewa is also director of the COST project In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe.

Within the context of NITMES, Lund provides particular expertise and input in relation to post-Communist Europe and (inter)national memory conflicts.