Welcome to the Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Research Network
The Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Research Network provides a platform for researchers and activists working on issues of historical dialogue, historical and transitional justice, and public and social memory. The website provides information and resources to encourage innovative interdisciplinary, transnational and comparative research. It is housed at Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, New York City.
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From 14 to 17 February 2012, the Swinburne Institute hosted the Network’s first Historical Justice and Memory conference. For more information, please visit here. From 11 to 14 December 2012, the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) at Columbia University hosted a conference on historical dialogue during which the network’s new platform was introduced. For more information, please visit the AHDA website.
AHDA’s second annual conference took place from 5 to 7 December 2013 at Columbia University. For more information, please visit the AHDA website.
Starting in 2014, the conference will travel every other year to a different location. The 2014 conference, which took place December 4-6, was organized by our Swedish partners at the Center for European Studies and the Human Rights Studies division of the Department of History at Lund University. Information about the conference and the conference program can be found on the conference website.
The Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network announces its 2015 Conference:
The Politics of Memory: Victimization, Violence and Contested Narratives of the Past
Columbia University, New York City
December 3-5, 2015
The 2015 conference aims to explore issues relating to memory, victimhood and violence. Possible themes include the changing nature and identity of victims and the theme of contested victimization, with a particular interest in topics that explore the anniversaries of historical violence and the way such events are remembered. Abstract submission deadline is September 15, 2015. For the full call for papers and instruction on how to apply, click here, or go to our website: http://www.humanrightscolumbia.org/?q=ahda/conference.