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.

April 2018

Symposium | Slave Pasts in the Present: Narrating Slavery through the Arts, Technology, and Tourism
Dates: April 27 – 28, 2018
Location: KJCC Auditorium, 53 Washington Square South, New York

May 2018

One-Day Oral History Training Workshops with OHMA
Date: May 5, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Columbia University (Knox Hall), New York, NY

The Rising Tide of Populist Majoritarianism: Constitutional Reform in Greece and Turkey
Date: May 10, 2018
Location: Columbia University’s Studio-X Istanbul, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi 35A

Columbia Life Histories Project – A Public Dialogue about Findings-in-Progress
Date: May 14, 2018
Location: 606 W 122nd Street, Knox Hall 509, Columbia University, New York, NY

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

2018 Scholarly Writing Retreat Conference
Dates: June 4 – 8, 2018
Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon

Business and Human Rights Workshop
Dates: June 7, 2018 2:45 pm – 7:30 pm & June 8, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Columbia University, International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027, Room 802

Violence, Space, and the Political
Dates: June 7-9, 2018
Location: National University of Ireland, Galway

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

October 2018

Buried Words: A Workshop on Sexuality, Violence and Holocaust Testimonies
Date: October 11, 2018
Location: Toronto, Canada

Cycle of seminars “Time, memory and criminal law”
Dates: February – November 2018
Location: Bologna

November 2018

Criminalising Violent Pasts: Multiple Roots and Forgotten Pathways 1950s-2010s
Dates: November 15-16, 2018
Location: London South Bank University

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