In Person

Merrill, S., and Smit, R. (2016) ‘In Media Res: Digital Methods and Mnemonic Images in Action, ECREA 2016, Prague, The Czech Republic, 9th-12th November 2016.

Merrill, S. (2016) ‘The Hybrid Materialities of Activist Memories: Tracing the Transductive Mobilisation of a Historical Photograph’, Materiality, Publicness and Digital Media, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25th – 26th October 2016.

Merrill, S. (2016) ‘The Lady with the Handbag: The Mnemonic Afterlives of Danuta Danielsson’s Medial Moment’, New Approaches to Memory Workshop, University College Cork, Ireland, 5th September 2016.

Merrill, S. (2016) ‘Remembering Means Fighting: The (Dis)locations of the European Far-Left’s Militant Memory’, Locating and Dis-Locating Memory: In Search of Transcultural Memory in Europe, University College Dublin, Ireland, 1st – 3rd September 2016.

Merrill, S. (2016) ‘The Buried Memories and Networked Remembrances of the Railways Beneath London and Berlin’, European Association of Urban History 13th International Conference, University of Helsinki, Finland, 24th – 27th August 2016.

Merrill, S. (2016) ‘Walking Together – Walking Alone: Mnemonic Performances and Social Media during the 10th Anniversary of 7/7’, Performative Commemoration of Painful Pasts, Stockholm University, Sweden, 14th – 17th June 2016.

Merrill, S., and Lindgren, S. (2016) ‘Through sites to nodes of memory: a cross-platform analysis of Silvio Meier’s mnemonic transitions and rhythms of remembrance’, Times are a Changin’: Temporality, Memory and Social Movements in the Digital Age, University of Westminster, UK, 2nd – 3rd June 2016.

Merrill, S. (2016) ‘BLU Beyond the Buff: From Buenos Aires through Berlin to Bologna’, Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, 12th – 13th May 2016.

Merrill, S., (2016)’The Old Lady with the Handbag: the Mnemonic Afterlives of Danuta Danielsson’s Medial Moment’, Research Seminar at the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory, Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK, 11th  March 2016.

Merrill, S., (2016) ‘Life after BLU: The gentrification, heritagization and digitalization of Berlin’s Cuvrybrache murals’, at Fleeting Testimonies of Urban Life: Graffiti and Other Transient Writings from Antiquity to the Present, Amsterdam Centre for Urban History, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 14th-15th January 2016.

Merrill, S., and MacDowall, L. (2015) ‘Buffing and Buffering: Street Art’s Accelerating Archaeologies’, at the European Association of Archaeologists 2015 Annual Conference, Glasgow University, UK, 2nd – 5th September 2015.

Merrill, S. (2015) ‘Buried Memories, Networked Ruins and Dormant Places: The Fall and Rise of Aldwych Underground Station’, Empty Spaces Conference, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK, 10th April 2015.

Merrill, S. (2014) ‘The Temporalities of Silvio Meier’s Memorialisation: Mnemonic Transitions and Rhythms of Remembrance’, the Questioning the Temporalities of Metropolitan Memory Workshop, Center for Metropolitan Studies, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 19th – 22nd November 2014.

Merrill, S. (2014) ‘The Bethnal Green Stairway to Heaven Memorial’, London In Sites Symposium, Department of Geography, University College London, UK, 26th September 2014.

Merrill, S. (2014) ‘‘Zurückbleiben bitte’: Murder, Thrill Seeking & Everyday Accidents on the Berlin S-Bahn’, The International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility Annual Conference, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA, 18th – 21st September 2014.

Merrill, S. (2014) ‘Reconnecting and Rebranding the Divided City: Berlin’s Transport Infrastructure after 1989’, The European Association of Urban History 12th International Conference, Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal, 3rd – 6th September 2014.

Merrill, S. (2014) ‘Security Sealed: Accessing Memory in the Disused Stations under London and Berlin’, Center for Metropolitan Studies International Graduate Research Program Colloquium, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 30th January 2014.

Merrill, S., Jasper, S., and Plyushteva, A. (2013) ‘Departure Points and Missed Connections: Reflections on Examples from Berlin, London and Sofia’, Disused Transport Infrastructure in Research & Practice: Interdisciplinary & Pan-European Perspectives, Forge Mini-Symposium, Department of Geography, University College London, UK, 13th June 2013.

Merrill, S. (2013) ‘Kein Vergeben! Kein Vergessen! The Grassroots Remembrance of Silvio Meier at UBahnhof Samariterstrasse’, The Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine Postgraduate Seminar, Imperial College, London, UK, 16th May 2013.

Merrill, S. (2013) ‘Berlin: Active Remembrance in A Melancholic City’, The Moving to Berlin Sessions, The Association of American Geographers 2013 Annual Conference, Los Angeles, USA, 9th – 13th April 2013.

Merrill, S. (2013) Kein Vergeben! Kein Vergessen! The Active Remembrance of Silvio Meier at UBahnhof Samariterstrasse, Center for Metropolitan Studies International Graduate Research Program Colloquium, Technical University Berlin, Germany 7th February 2013.

Merrill, S. (2013) ‘The London Underground’s Commemorative Genealogy and Counter-Pasts’, Going Underground: Travel Beneath the Metropolis 1863-2013, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK 17th – 18th January 2013.

Merrill, S. (2012) “Excavating Buried Memories: the Second World War and the Landscapes of the London Underground and Berlin U-Bahn, Landscapes of War, Commemoration Strategies and Heritage Management, Academia Belgica, Rome, Italy 24th – 26th September 2012.

Merrill, S. (2012) Sensory Overload: Subterranean Mnemonic Phenomenology, Stadtkolloquium 2012, University College London Urban Laboratory, UK, 26th – 27th March 2012.

Merrill, S. (2012) ‘Transit Maps and Diagrams: Mnemonic Technologies and Landscapes’, Cultural and Historical Geographies of Intra-Urban Mass Transport Sessions, The Association of American Geographers 2012 Annual Conference, New York, USA, 24th – 28th February 2012.

Merrill, S. (2011) ‘Excavating buried memories, tracing difficult pasts in the landscape of the London Underground’, International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility Annual Conference, Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 6th – 9th October 2011.

Merrill, S. (2011) ‘Authenticity and Sub-Cultural Urban Heritage: Problems of Transience, Illegality and Commercialisation When Protecting Graffiti’, Archaeology of and in the Contemporary World Conference, Theoretical Archaeology Group USA, University of California, Berkeley, USA 6th – 8th May 2011.

Merrill, S. (2011) Landschaften unter der Stadt: Interpreting Representations of the London Underground and Der Berliner U-Bahn, Stadtkolloquium 2011, University College London Urban Laboratory, UK 28th – 29th March 2011.

Hack, H & Merrill, S. (2010) ‘The Soviet Graffiti of Kummersdorf’, Modern Conflict Archaeology Conference, University of Bristol 23rd October 2010.

Merrill, S. (2010) ‘World Heritage, Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals: From Sites to Systems’, World Heritage for Tomorrow: What, How and For Whom? Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus, Germany 17th – 20th February 2010.

Merrill, S. (2009) Report on Sutton, R.K. Commemorating the American Civil War in National Park Service Battlefields, Cultural Heritage and War International Workshop. Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus, Germany 26th – 27th October 2009.

Merrill, S. (2009) Taking it Back to the Streets: The Challenges of Integrating Graffiti into Heritage Conservation Frameworks, World Heritage and Cultural Diversity: Challenges for University Education. Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus, Germany 23rd – 25th October 2009.