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Dr Clara de Massol

Lecturer in Memory Studies

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Biography

Clara de Massol is a lecturer at King’s College London. Drawing from a background in cultural and literary studies, she examines and interrogates the intersections of the interdisciplinary fields of memory studies and environmental humanities. Clara’s doctoral research was supported by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (AHRC), and she was the 2019 recipient of the Memory Studies Association’s Excellent Paper award.

Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Memory studies
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Postcolonialism
  • Posthumanism
  • Cultural Studies

Selected Publications

  • De Massol De Rebetz, C., 2024. Remember the Anthropocene: Memorials beyond the human, Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies Series.
  • De Massol De Rebetz, C., 2023. Edenic Extinction: Memorialising extinction across timescales at the Eden Portland project. In: Stark, Hannah (ed), Extinction and Memorial Culture: Reckoning with Species Loss in the Anthropocene, Taylor & Francis Purple.
  • De Massol De Rebetz, C., 2022. Purple by John Akomfrah. Confronting Human Histories with Deep Time in the Anthropocene. Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, Autumn 2022.
  • De Massol De Rebetz, C., 2020. Remembrance Day for Lost Species. Remembering and Mourning Extinction in the Anthropocene. Memory Studies Journal, 13, 5, pp. 875-888.
  • De Massol De Rebetz, C., 2019. The Anthropocene Memorial: Recording Climate Change on The Banks of the Potomac River in Washington D.C. Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry. 5, 2, p. 5-18.

    Events

    01DecAmmonite EHN

    Engaging with Extinctions: Past, Present & Future

    Join us for an evening reception and panel discussion at the Bush House Arcade & Auditorium, around the theme of extinctions.

    Please note: this event has passed.

    22MayFaces GCI About header

    Anthropocene Legacies: A Global Dialogue

    The first seminar of King's Global Cultures Institute 'Anthropocene Legacies' seminar series. This seminar welcomes writer Daisy Hildyard

    Please note: this event has passed.

      Events

      01DecAmmonite EHN

      Engaging with Extinctions: Past, Present & Future

      Join us for an evening reception and panel discussion at the Bush House Arcade & Auditorium, around the theme of extinctions.

      Please note: this event has passed.

      22MayFaces GCI About header

      Anthropocene Legacies: A Global Dialogue

      The first seminar of King's Global Cultures Institute 'Anthropocene Legacies' seminar series. This seminar welcomes writer Daisy Hildyard

      Please note: this event has passed.