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Excavating Buried Memories

Publication prize for Sam Merrill’s PhD Research

Excavating Buried Memories

Dr Sam Merrill has been awarded First Prize in the 2014 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Memory Studies for his recently completed PhD thesis, Excavating Buried Memories: Mnemonic Production in the Railways Under London and Berlin.

The 2014 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition was directed to young scholars in the field of Memory Studies. As the winner, Sam has been offered a contract for a paperback to be published by Peter Lang as part of its peer-reviewed Cultural Memories series.

Sam plans publication of the book in 2016, and thanks all those who supported his PhD research, within and beyond UCL. In particular, Richard Dennis, Andrew Harris, Ben Campkin, Matthew Gandy, Alan Latham (UCL), Karen Till (Maynooth) and Carlos Galviz. (School of Advanced Study, University of London).



Sam submitting his thesis!