Memory Week: An Unprecedented Event In Lille

The city of Lille and its region will soon organize a week dedicated to the exploration of memory in all its forms. The program of this Memory Week includes conferences, roundtables, and free workshops that will help better understand this vast subject of society and public health.

An unprecedented event.

With the aging population and the increase in pathologies such as Alzheimer's disease, the general public is becoming more aware of the importance and fragility of memory.

If you are interested in this broad topic of society and public health, do not miss the 1st Memory Week organized in Lille and its region!

Edition 2023 -> 2023 Edition

Memory Week, organized as part of the Science Festival, invites researchers from around the world to share their research and discoveries on memory with other scientists, the general public, and students.

Several highlights will mark this week, from September 19th to September 22nd, 2023:

Tuesday, September 19th:
14:00 to 16:30: Guided tour of Textile Memory: at the heart of the Roubaix Factory
17:30 - 18:30: The worker's memory of Avesnois - Challenges of a new narrative
19:00 - 20:30: Past, present, and future: what if memory was a fantastic time-traveling machine? at Lilliad Learning Center

Wednesday, September 20th:
14:00 - 15:00: Addictions, what are the consequences on memory?
15:30 - 16:30: The importance of sleep for the memory of high-level athletes
16:30 - 17:30: Mental preparation in high-level athletes: why is it as important as physical training?
18:00 - 19:30: Mental health in the media: journalistic treatment and preconceived ideas

Thursday, September 21st:
14:00 - 14:35: Smells in the service of memory
14:35 - 15:10: Life story: inside the gears of identity
15:25 - 16:10: Alzheimer's... What if it all started with a mood disorder?
16:10 - 16:55: Treatments for Alzheimer's disease: current state and prospects
16:30 - 17:30: The future of memory in the digital age and chatGPT
18:00 - 19:00: New technologies in the service of memory
19:30 - 21:00: Traumatic events: effects on memory and memories

Friday, September 22nd:
11:00 - 12:00: National Archives of the World of Work: memory of workers during wartime
15:00 - 16:00: War memorial, tribute to past fighters
16:30 - 17:30: Memories of collective trauma: psychological repercussions of the Oradour-sur-Glane massacre and their management
18:00 - 19:00: Regretted past, imperfect present, and uncertain future: The role of eco-anxiety in anticipation and (in)adaptation...
19:30 - 20:30: Philo Café

Practical information

The 5th Week of Memory will take place from September 19th to 22nd, 2023 in Lille and the region, notably at Lilliad Learning Center, Kino Ciné, La Salle Le Gymnase, ANMT in Roubaix, and Espace Culture.

Author: Audrey
Tags: memory, Lille, région, disease, Roubaix, National archives, War memorial, digital age, collective trauma, psychological, Oradour-sur-Glane massacre, imperfect, Eco-anxiety, Philo, Kino, la salle, Mood disorder, mental health, sleep, CITY, THE PROGRAM, Aging, pathologies, public health, science, Guided tour, textile, heart, The worker, time-traveling, Espace,
More informations:
In French: La Semaine de la mémoire : un événement inédit à Lille
En español: La Semana de la Memoria: un evento sin precedentes en Lille
In italiano: La Settimana della memoria: un evento senza precedenti a Lille
Auf Deutsch: Die Woche des Gedenkens: eine noch nie dagewesene Veranstaltung in Lille
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