Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network News Newsletter No. 8
Welcome to the eighth issue of the Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network News (formerly Historical Justice and Memory Research Network News). The Network, which operates from www.historicaldialogues.org, provides information and resources for scholars and activists working on issues of historical justice and social and public memory to encourage innovative interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative research.
The Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network is a joint initiative of the Historical Justice and Memory Research Network (HJMRN), housed at the Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology, in Melbourne, and Columbia University’s Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA), at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) in New York. It draws on an international team of collaborators and affiliates.
We draw your attention to our latest book reviews, including:
Christiane Grieb’s review of Susanne Karstedt, Ian Loader and Heather Strang (2011), Emotions, Crime and Justice.
Gary Baines’s review of Kim C. Priemel & Alexa Stiller (2012), Reassessing the Nuremberg Military Tribunals: Transitional Justice, Trial Narratives, and Historiography.
Read these and other reviews on our website.
If you have any information about calls for papers, new publications, forthcoming conferences, or jobs that could be publicized in future newsletters or via the Dialogues website, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carla De Ycaza
Editor, Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory
Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability
Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Books for Review
We currently have available a number of English, French, and German books for review. Please contact the relevant editor (Stephen Winter for English-language titles; Elizabeth Rechniewski for French-language titles; Heike Karge for German-language titles; Patrizia Violi for Italian-language titles; and Juan José Cruz and Rosario Figari Layús for Spanish-language titles) on our website www.historicaldialogues.org if you are interested.
- Alice MacLachlan and Allen Speigh, Justice, Responsibility and Reconciliation in the Wake of Conflict. (E-Copy) Springer, 2013.
Bruno Benvindo, Evert Peeters, Les décombres de la guerre. Mémoires belges en conflit, 1945-2010. Renaissance du livre, Lieve Maes, 2012.
Daniele Comberiati, “Affrica” Il mito coloniale africano attraverso i libri di viaggio di esploratori e missionari dall’Unità d’Italia alla sconfitta di Adua (1861-1896). Storie d’Italia, Aprile 2013.
Longina Jakubowska, Patrons of History. Ashgate, July 2012.
Nenad Dimitrijevic, Duty to Respond – Mass Crime, Denial and Collective Responsibility. Central European University Press, February 2011.
Samuel Totten (Ed)., Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide. Genocide Studies, Volume 9. Transaction Publishers, 2013.
Samuel Totten, Genocide by Attrition: The Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Transaction, June 2012.
Simon Robins, Families of the Missing: A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice. Routledge Taylor & Francis, 2013.
Stef Craps, Postcolonial Witnessing: Trauma Out of Bounds. Palgrave Macmillan, November 2012.
Susanne Buckley-Zistel/Ruth Stanley (eds.), Gender in Transitional Justice. Palgrave, 2012.
Recent and Forthcoming Publications
Judging “Privileged” Jews: Holocaust Ethics, Representation, and the “Grey Zone”
Adam Brown, Berghahn Books.
Families of the Missing: A Test for Contemporary Approaches to Transitional Justice
Simon Robins, Routledge Taylor & Francis.
Feminist Perspectives on Transitional Justice: From International and Criminal to Alternative Forms of Justice
Martha Albertson Fineman (ed.), Estelle Zinsstag (ed.), Intersentia.
Cosmopolitan Memory and National Memory Conflicts: On the Dynamics of their Interaction.
Lorraine Ryan, Journal of Sociology. (Online First, 28th November).
Announcements and Opportunities
Calls for Papers: Conferences and Workshops
War and Propaganda in the Twentieth Century
Deadline: June 1, 2013
Dates: November 11-12, 2013
Location: Lisbon, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, NOVA University of Lisbon
Send your identification (name, institutional affiliation and email address) and the paper abstract by email to: email@example.com.
International Conference: Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013: Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust
Deadline: June 2, 2013
Dates: December 5-7, 2013
Location: Vienna, Austria
Gendering a Sustainable Future: Conflict, Genocide and Climate Change
Deadline: June 10, 2013
Dates: September 16-17, 2013
Location: University of Hamburg
Gender, Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice: Theory and Practice in Africa
Deadline: June 14, 2013
Dates: September 2-6, 2013
Location: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Contact: Dr. Helen Scanlon, firstname.lastname@example.org
APPRA 2013- Engaging Deadly Conflicts in Asia-Pacific with Nonviolent Alternatives
Deadline: July 10, 2013
Dates: November 12-14, 2013
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
40 Years is Nothing; History and Memory of the 1973 Military Coups in Uruguay and Chile
Deadline: July 22, 2013
Date: October 4, 2013
Location: University of New South Wales
Contact: Fernando López, email@example.com or Pablo Leighton, firstname.lastname@example.org
“Women Writing War Trauma” Panel, 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Deadline: September 30, 2013
Dates: April 3-6, 2014
Location: Susquehanna University, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Call for Papers: Journals and Book Chapters
Rescuers of Mass Atrocities in Latin America During and After the Cold War
Deadline: July 1, 2013
Edited by Marcia Esparza, Carla De Ycaza, Lina Rojas
Contributors are invited to submit a 500-word abstract by July 1, 2013 to email@example.com, along with a brief bio of no more than 300 words. All submissions must be sent electronically in Word or PDF format and must be in English. Notification of acceptance will be sent by September 1, 2013. Completed articles will be due by January 15, 2014 and should range from 7,000-7,500 words.
Call for Book Proposals
No new postings.
Upcoming Events, Conferences and Study Programs
Nurturing Peace in Contexts of Global Violence: A Conference for Theological Educators and Religious Leaders
Dates: May 22 – May 25, 2013
Location: New York Theological Seminary, The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115
Transitional Justice in a Reunified Korea: Peace-Building & Reconciliation
Dates: May 23 – 24, 2013
Location: Room 12F of the Stimson Center, 1111 19th Street NW, Washington, DC
Contact: Please RSVP to Ms. Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, May 16.
Prisoners of War: A Conference on Australian Experiences of Captivity in the 20th Century
Date: June 5, 2013
Location: Australian War Memorial, Canberra Australia
Contact: Dr. Lachlan Grant at email@example.com
Changing the Tune: Popular music and politics in the XXIst century. From the fall of communism to the Arab spring
Dates: June 7-8, 2013
Location: Maison Interuniversitaire des Sciences de l’Homme – Alsace (MISHA), University of Strasbourg, 5 allée du Général Rouvillois
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jewish-Christian Dialogue in the Postwar Era: The American Distinction
Date: June 10, 2013 7-8:30 P.M.
Location: Helena Rubinstein Auditorium, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Washington DC
The 2013 Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture featuring Helen Clark
Date: June 11, 2013 at 5:30pm
Location: The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47-49 East 65th Street (btwn. Park and Madison Avenues), New York, NY
Presentation by Judge Vagn Joensen, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (UNICTR) and Duty Judge of the Mechanism for International Tribunals, Arusha Branch
Date: June 12, 2013, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Location: New York City Bar, 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)
Digital Testimonies on War and Trauma
Dates: June 12-14, 2013
Location: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Contact: Laura Boerhout at email@example.com
Sine Ira et Studio?
Dates: June 25-27, 2013
Location: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Bloomfield Library for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Media Center, room 32
Fellowships and Job Opportunities
Book review editor, Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory
The Dialogues network is looking for book review editors. If you are interested in serving as book review editor for books published in languages not yet represented on the website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Associate, Gender Justice Program, International Center for Transitional Justice
Deadline: May 31, 2013
Location: New York, NY
Applicants should send a CV and cover letter detailing their interest and qualifications to email@example.com.
Charlton Oral History Research Grant
Deadline: June 21, 2013
Location: The Baylor University Institute for Oral History
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, or http://www.baylor.edu/oralhistory.
Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) Turkey Program Human Rights Essay Prize 2013
Deadline: June 30, 2013
Contact: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at http://www.rwi.lu.se.
Opportunities for Scholars, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies
Deadline: November 1, 2013
Location: School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Einstein Dr., Princeton, N.J. 08540. Contact: email@example.com.
CFP: Cultivating remembrance – Muenster 11/13
Location: Muenster, ESG, Breul 43, 48143 Muenster
Contact: Geert Franzenburg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CFP: Ideologie und staatliche Gewaltverbrechen
Location: Institut für Diaspora- und Genozidforschung, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Tagungsraum 2, Mensagebäude
CFP: Marginalisierte Häftlingsgruppen in der historischen
Location: Dachau, Max Mannheimer Studienzentrum Dachau, Roßwachtstraße 15 85221 Dachau
Contact: Andrea Erkenbrecher: email@example.com.
Konf: “Nie wieder!” …aber wie? Zur (Nicht-)Bedeutung des Nationalsozialismus in der Rechtsextremismusprävention
Location: Münster, Geschichtsort Villa ten Hompel, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring 28, 48145 Münster
Third German Polish Studies Conference- Knowledge, understanding, translation: Neighbours in dialogue
Deadline: December 15, 2013
Dates: March 20-22, 2014
Conference language is German, but it will be possible to present papers in English or Polish as well.
Scholars at Risk calls for letters on behalf of Professor Büşra Ersanlı of Turkey
In advance of her upcoming May 27th trial, SAR calls for letters on behalf of Professor Büşra Ersanlı, a professor of political science at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. The Leitner Center launches a new report: International Criminal Tribunals: A Visual Overview
The Leitner Center launches a new report, “International Criminal Tribunals: A Visual Overview,” providing an introduction to the work of the international tribunals and the conflicts which led to their establishment. For more information about this report, please contact Daniel McLaughlin, former Leitner Center Fellow and author of this report, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genocide & Human Rights University Programme 2013
International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies Deadline: May 31, 2013
Dates: August 5-16, 2013
Location: Zoryan Institute, University of Toronto, Canada
Dramatic & Narrative Approaches to Trauma: Global Perspectives
Certificate Program: Fall 2013-Spring 2014
Deadline: June 15, 2013
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