Launched in 2017, the Otago Memory Group brings together researchers based at the University of Otago for informal discussion of interdisciplinary approaches to memory.

Schedule of meetings in 2017:


March 31, 4-5 p.m., CASTD. Elaine Reese (Department of Psychology). Origins of Autobiography: The development of memory and life stories.

Professor Reese will present the results of two longitudinal studies of autobiographical memory development with Dunedin children from age 1 to 16 years. These studies have focused on the development of episodic memory in early childhood and adolescence, and on the emergence of autobiographical reasoning in adolescence.


April 28, 4-5 p.m., CASTD. Evelyn Tribble (Department of English and Linguistics). Title TBA.


July 28, 4-5 p.m., room TBA. Kourken Michaelian (Department of Philosophy). Title TBA.


August 25, 4-5 p.m., room TBA. Discussion of an article TBA.


Contact: kourken.michaelian@otago.ac.nz