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.

April 2021

Memory Activism Speaker Series
Location: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (online)
March 15-May 5, 2021

Public Memory, Art, and Activism in Vienna, Latvia, and the US 
Location: online
Date: April 7-21, 2021

A conversation on Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory (Norton, 2020), by Claudio Saunt
Location: online (Umass Amherst)
Date: April 20, 2021

First Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
Location: Columbia University (online)
Date: April 20, 2021

Fleeing Nazi Germany: Jewish Refugees in Portugal
Location: Washington University in St. Louis (online)
Date: April 21, 2021

Virtual Holocaust Memorialisation
Location: University of Sussex (online)
Date: April 26, 2021

Testifying to the Truth: Half-Day Virtual Workshop for Faculty
Location: Weiner Holocaust Library, London (online)
Date: April 27, 2021

Book Panel: The Past Can’t Heal Us
Location: Colgate University (online)
Date: April 28, 2021

Four Faces of Omarska: Open Video Sequence, Public Montage #1
Location: Bosnia and Herzegoivna (online)
Date: April 28, 2021

The Joint’s activity in Szeged in the aftermath of the Holocaust
Location: JDC (online)
Date: April 28, 2021

Graduate History Conference, Confronting Crisis: Writing History in Uncertain Times
Location: York University-University of Toronto (online)
Conference Dates: April 28-30, 2021

May 2021

Memory Activism Speaker Series
Location: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (online)
March 15-May 5, 2021

CfP: Compromised Identities? Perpetration and Complicity, Past and Present
Location: Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London (virtual conference)
Conference dates: May 6-7, 2021

Migrating Archives of Reality: Programming, Curating, and Appropriation of Non-fiction Film
Location: Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences (online)
Dates: May 6-7, 2021

Human Rights and Peacebuilding For the Prevention of Violence
Location: Columbia University (online)
Date: May 7, 2021

In the Wake of Red Power Movements. New Perspectives on Indigenous Intellectual and Narrative Traditions
Location: University of Warwick (online)
Dates: May 14-15, 2021

The Holocaust and Social Media
Location: University of Sussex (online)
Date: May 17, 2021

Seminar: Mediated Memories of Responsibility
Location: University College Cork (online) 
Date: May 19, 2021

Suffering and Survival: One Family’s Experience of the Holocaust
Location: Durham University (online)
Date: May 25, 2021

June 2021

Digital Holocaust Memory from the Margins: Practices, Places, and Narratives
Location: Esther and Sidney Rabb Center for Holocaust and Revival Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel​​
Conference Dates: June 1-3, 2021

Heroines of the Holocaust: New Frameworks of Resistance 
Location: Wagner College, New York
(for information: holocaust.center@wagner.edu)
Dates: June 2-3, 2021

Memory of Central and Eastern Europe: past traumas, present challenges, future horizons
Location: Charles University, Prague (online)
Dates: June 10-11, 2021

Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the Local in the Global
Location: The University of Western Australia, Perth Australia (hybrid/online)
Conference Dates: June 16-18, 2021

July 2021

Memory Studies Association Annual Conference: Convergences
Location: University of Warsaw, Poland
Conference Dates: July 5-9, 2021

Genocide and its Prevention in the Digital Age: 21st Century Challenges
Location: University of Barcelona
Dates: July 18-23, 2021

CfA: Racial Violence: the American (hi)story
Location: Global Institute for Research, Education and Scholarship (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Conference Dates: July 24-25, 2021

October 2021

CfP: Narratives of Selfhood and Ambivalence
Location: School of Advanced Study, University of London
Conference Dates: October 1-2, 2021

Mass Violence and Its Lasting Impact on Indigenous Peoples – The Case of the Americas and Australia/Pacific Region
Location: University of Southern California – Los Angeles
Dates: October 9-13, 2021

Examining American Responses to the Holocaust
Location: FDR Presidential Library and Museum
Dates: October 10-15, 2021

November 2021

CfP: Justice and Equity: Challenging Hate and Inspiring Hope
Location: Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Conference Dates: November 4-6, 2021

Lessons and Legacies Conference on the Holocaust XVI: The Holocaust: Rethinking Paradigms in Research and Representation
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Dates: 6-9 November 2021

2021 National Humanities Conference
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Dates: November 11-14, 2021

CfP: Jews of East-Central Europe after the Catastrophe: Multiplicity of Experiences, 1945–1956
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Dates: November 23-24, 2021

December 2021

Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory network conference
Location: NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Date: Tentatively December 9-11, 2021  
Additional information will be circulated in 2021.   

January 2022

CfA: Camps, (In)Justice, and Solidarity in the Americas: Commemoration of the 29th Anniversary of the Guantánamo Bay Detention Camps
Location: University of Graz, Austria
Conference Dates; January 28-31, 2022

 

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