Events and Conferences

This page provides information on forthcoming conferences and symposia relating to issues of historical dialogue, historical and transitional justice, and public and social memory. It is regularly updated. Please email any related announcements to: dialogues@columbia.edu.

Calls for papers for conferences can be found here.

January 2018

Assessing the Political, Social and Economic Impact of Prosecutions for International Crimes in Transitioning Societies
Date: January 13, 2018
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Black Spatial Cultural Memory: Julie Mehretu, Mabel O. Wilson, and American Artist in Conversation
Date: January 15, 2018 4–6 pm
Location: Theatre, The Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W. 125th Street, New York, NY

International Conference – Registering Political Violence: Technologies, Uses, and Effects
Dates: January 16 – 17, 2018
Location: Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago, Chile

Book Colloquium: Law and Memory – Towards Legal Governance of History
Date: January 17, 2018 5:30-7:00pm
Location: Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD

Human Rights Advocacy, Campaign Development, and Engagement Strategies
Dates: January 20, 2018 and January 27, 2018 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: International Affairs Building, Columbia University, NY

One-Day Oral History Training Workshops
Date: January 20, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Hamilton Hall, Columbia University, NY

Human Rights Advocacy, Campaign Development, and Engagement Strategies
Dates: January 27, 2018 and February 3, 2018 –  10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: International Affairs Building, Columbia University, NY

February 2018

Human Rights Research and Documentation
Dates: February 10-11, 2018 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Location: International Affairs Building, Columbia University, NY

Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities 2018
Dates: February 10 – 12, 2018
Location: Washington, DC

The Global Legacy of Truth Commissions Conference
Dates: February 15-16, 2018
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

March 2018

Matter (s) of Fact: 20th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Dates: March 15-17, 2018
Location: Western University, London, Ontario

April 2018

2018 Annual Global Affairs Conference: “Globalization vs. Nationalism”
Date: April 13, 2018
Location: Rutgers Division of Global Affairs, Newark, NJ

The Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention Inaugural Conference: Frontiers of Prevention
Dates: April 13-15, 2018
Location: Binghamton, NY

Memory at the Intersection of Mass Violence and Socioeconomic Inequality
Dates: April 13-14, 2018
Location: School of Conflict Studies, Saint Paul University, Ottawa

May 2018

Words That Kill
Dates: May 28-30, 2018
Location: The American University of Paris, The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention

June 2018

Summer Human Rights Institute
Dates: June 25-July 6, 2018
Location: Fordham Law School and Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, New York, NY

July 2018

Rwanda After 1994: Stories of Change
Date: July 6, 2018
Location: University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK

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