PARTNERS / Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici, University of Bologna

Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici (SSSUB) is a Research Institute based at the University of Bologna, founded in 2000 by Umberto Eco, to provide a platform for high level research in the Human Sciences. It coordinates a series of PhD courses and organizes seminars, conferences, and keynote lectures by international renowned scholars. SSSUB’s research staff has also founded the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Cultural Memory and Traumas (“TraMe”), which is dedicated to the research and study of individual and cultural memory genres, places and representations. The Centre contributes to debates on memory and memory studies, a field where these different but interconnected subjects are explored. On these objects and topics the Centre promotes an interdisciplinary approach and tries to meet a social and cultural needs. The researchers of TraMe will be especially involved in the project.