Dr. Susanne Knittel

Universitair hoofddocent
Literatuurwetenschap
Moderne en hedendaagse literatuur
s.c.knittel@uu.nl

Activiteiten

2023

Ecologies of Violence: Scales of Complicity in Contemporary Family NovelsSusanne Knittel (Keynote speaker)
17 Nov 2023
, BAAHE Conference 2023: “Complexities/Complicities”
Berghahn (Publisher)Susanne Knittel (Peer reviewer)
17 Sept 2023
Unheimliche Heimat: Schattenseiten der ErinnerungSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
2 May 2023
De Gruyter (Publisher)Susanne Knittel (Peer reviewer)
24 Mar 2023

2022

University of Michigan Press (Publisher)Susanne Knittel (Peer reviewer)
7 Oct 2022
Representing the Holocaust: Ethics, Affect, and PerpetrationSusanne Knittel (Speaker)
26 Sept 202230 Sept 2022
Berghahn (Publisher)Susanne Knittel (Peer reviewer)
Aug 2022
The Value of Dust: Memory and Identity at Italy’s MarginsSusanne Knittel (Member of committee)
2 Jun 2022
Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (External organisation)Susanne Knittel (Member)
20222027

2021

Ecologies of Violence. Revisiting (Mi)lieux de Mémoire after the Environmental TurnSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
29 Nov 2021
The Question Concerning PerpetratorsSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
11 Nov 2021
, The 1939 Lecture in Holocaust Studies

2019

Wor(l)ds Without Us: Lecture at Descartes Honourscollege UtrechtSusanne Knittel (Participant)
2 Oct 2019
Memory and Activism: Mnemonics Summer School 2019Susanne Knittel (Organiser)
18 Sept 201920 Sept 2019
University of Wisconsin Press (Publisher)Susanne Knittel (Peer reviewer)
29 Mar 2019
OSL Winter School Ravenstein Seminar 2019Susanne Knittel (Participant)
23 Jan 201925 Jan 2019

2018

Regarding Perpetrators: Repetition, Reenactment, RepresentationSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
29 Nov 2018
The Uncanny Memory of Nazi EuthanasiaSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
12 Oct 2018
, Vereniging Vrouwelijke Juristen Rotterdam
Understanding Perpetration and ComplicitySusanne Knittel (Participant)
28 Jun 2018
Figures of Comparison in Memory Studies: Singularity, Multidirectionality, DiffractionSusanne Knittel (Keynote speaker)
19 Apr 201821 Apr 2018
, Co-memoration
Mirroring Evil RevisitedSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
22 Mar 201824 Mar 2018
Double exposuresSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
11 Jan 201813 Jan 2018
Violence Elsewhere. Imagining Violence outside Germany since 1945. DAAD-funded project, UCL and University of York (External organisation)Susanne Knittel (Chair)
20182020
Compromised Identities? Reflections on Perpetration and Complicity under Nazism; AHRC-funded project, UCL (External organisation)Susanne Knittel (Chair)
20182021

2017

Mirroring Evil UnboundSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
13 Dec 201716 Dec 2017
, Memory Studies Association
Memory Studies AssociationSusanne Knittel (Participant)
13 Dec 201716 Dec 2017
Shallow Graves: The Politics of Perpetrator RepresentationSusanne Knittel (Keynote speaker)
14 Nov 201716 Nov 2017
, El infierno de los perpetradores
Parallax (Journal)Susanne C. Knittel (Guest editor)
18 Oct 2017
Memory after Humanism: Vulnerability, Disability, SpeciesSusanne C. Knittel (Invited speaker)
7 Apr 2017
Memory after HumanismSusanne C. Knittel (Keynote speaker)
15 Feb 2017
, Futures of Memory
Journal of Perpetrator Research (Journal)Susanne Knittel (Editor)
2017 → …

2016

Towards a Post-Humanist Memory StudiesSusanne C. Knittel (Speaker)
4 Dec 2016
, Thinking Through the Future of Memory
Towards a Posthumanist Memory StudiesSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
3 Dec 20165 Dec 2016
, Thinking Through the Future of Memory
Confronting Violent Pasts and Historical (In)JusticeSusanne Knittel (Participant)
1 Dec 20163 Dec 2016
Teaching about Perpetrators: Ethics, Aesthetics, PoliticsSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
10 Nov 201612 Nov 2016
Shallow Graves: The Politics of Perpetrator RepresentationSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
20 Oct 201622 Oct 2016
, On Collective Violence. Actions, Roles, Perceptions
Representing Perpetrators of Mass ViolenceSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
31 Aug 20163 Sept 2016
Shallow Graves: The Politics of Perpetrator RepresentationSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
23 Jun 201624 Jun 2020
, The Impact of WWII on European Society and Culture
Memory, Posthumanism, and the AnthropoceneS.C. Knittel (Organiser)
19 May 2016
Memory, Posthumanism, and the AnthropoceneSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
19 May 2016
Teaching about Perpetrators: Theories, Concepts, ApproachesSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
28 Apr 201630 Apr 2016
Memory and Repetition: Reenactment as an Affirmative Critical Practice – Perpetrator DocumentsSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
21 Mar 2016
Why Look At Perpetrators?Susanne Knittel (Organiser)
15 Mar 2016
Unheimliche Heimat. Triest als Erinnerungsraum. Simon Wiesenthal LectureSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
18 Feb 2016
Fragmente einer kulturellen Erinnerung: NS-‘Euthanasie’ und ZwangssterilisationSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
13 Feb 2016

2015

The Transatlantic Eugenics Movement as a Site of MemorySusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
16 Oct 2015
, Dynamics of Vulnerability and Traumatic Affect
Bridging the SilenceSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
28 Sept 2015
, Technologies of Narration
Probing the Limits of Categorization: The 'Bystander' in Holocaust HistorySusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
24 Sept 201526 Sept 2015
Teaching about Perpetrators: Documents, Media, RepresentationsSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
10 Sept 201512 Sept 2015
Re: Perpetrators: Repetition, Reenactment, RepresentationSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
1 Sept 20153 Sept 2015
, Encountering Perpetrators of Mass Killings, Political Violence, and Genocide
Black Holes and Revelations: The Foibe on Italian TelevisionSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
18 May 2015
, lezing voor studievereniging Euphorion (Utrecht)
The Uncanny Memory of Nazi EuthanasiaSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
6 May 2015
, Historische Lezing, Medische Studenten Faculteitsvereniging Utrecht "Sams"
The Uncanny Memory of Nazi EuthanasiaSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
23 Jan 2015
, Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Vergeten Slachtoffers: 70 jaar reflectie
Book Presentation The Historical UncannySusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
22 Jan 2015
, Transnational Memory Seminar
Memory and Repetition: Reenactment as an Affirmative Critical PracticeSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
2015
, Memory Practices and the Making of Europe. International NITMES Conference
Colonial Ruin: (In)Visible Sites of Postcolonial MemorySusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
2015
, Colonial Ruin: (In)Visible Sites of Postcolonial Memory

2014

Literature and TestimonySusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
19 Oct 2014
, Herdenking Opstand Sobibor
The Uncanny Memory of Nazi EuthanasiaSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
3 Jul 2014
, Disturbing Pasts: Reverberations of the Second World War in Europe after 1945 (University College London)
Mnemopathographies: Crime Fiction as Vehicle for Local and (Trans)National Memory WorkSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
27 Jun 2014
, Memory Transfers and Transformations (Konstanz)
Transnational Memory SeminarSusanne Knittel (Organiser)
19 Jun 2014
Memory Redux: The foibe on Italian TelevisionSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
19 Jun 2014
, Negotiating Memories on Television and in the Public Sphere: The Case of Italy (Utrecht)
“Basta con le rimozioni!” Le foibe nella televisione italianaSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
19 Jun 2014
, Televisionismo (L’istituto italiano di cultura per i Paesi Bassi, Amsterdam)

2013

Constructing a Nation of Victims: The Repression of Fascism in Italian MemorySusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
17 Sept 2013
, In Search of Transcultural Memory, COST Action Conference, Work Group Politics of Memory, Social Construction of Guilt and Victimhood

2012

Vicarious Witnessing: Towards a More Inclusive Memory StudiesSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
2012
, Invited Lecture, Comparative Literature Seminar
The Perpetrator ParadoxSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
2012
, Public Lecture
Black Holes and Revelations: Trieste’s Divided MemorySusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
2012 → …
, Transnational Memory Series, research area Cultures and Identities

2011

Vicarious Witnessing: The Memory of Nazi Euthanasia in German Post-War LiteratureSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
19 Apr 2011
, WWII, the Resistance and the Holocaust in Italian Literature and Cinema (New York)

2010

The Musical Poetics of Amelia RosselliSusanne Knittel (Invited speaker)
2010 → …
, Poetry, Poetics, and Society in Italy since 1945