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:


May 2023

The Holocaust and Migration: Beyond Flight und Displacement
Location: Schloss Aspenstein, Georg-von-Vollmar-Akademie, Kochel am See, Germany
Conference Dates: May 21-23, 2023

Civilization Breaks: Colonialism, Slavery, and the Holocaust
Location: UCLA, Royce 314
Conference Dates: May 22-23, 2023

June 2023

Diaspora, Identity and Belonging
Location: University of Oxford (and online)
Conference Dates: June 5-6, 2023

International Organization(s) in Crisis
Location: University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Conference Date: June 6, 2023

Representations of the Holocaust in the Cold War Eastern Bloc: the Early Decades
Location: Berlin, Germany (Freie Universität Berlin, Kunsthistorisches Institut in cooperation with the Museum of Fine Arts – Central European Research Institute for Art History (KEMKI), Budapest)
Conference Dates: June 9-10, 2023

The Council for European Studies (CES) Conference: Europe’s Past, Present, and Future: Utopias and Dystopias
Location: University of Iceland
Dates: June 27-29, 2023

Mnemonics 2023: The Industry of Memory
Location: London, UK
Conference Dates: June 27-29, 2023

July 2023

Seventh Annual Meeting of the Memory Studies Association (MSA): “Communities and Change”
Location: Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Dates: July 3-7, 2023

The Third International Seminar in Historical Refugee Studies
Location: University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE)
Conference Dates: July 4-7, 2023

Authoritarianism & Genocide: Narratives of Exclusion. 16th Biennial Meeting of the International Association of Genocide Scholars
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Conference Dates: July 10-14, 2023

September 2023

Sixteenth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Conference Dates: 18-20 September 2023

Carceral Spaces in Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Location: University of Leicester, UK
Conference Dates: September 22-23, 2023

Symposium on the Little Tuskegees
Location: Utica Institute Museum at Hinds Community College, Mississippi
Conference Dates: September 28-29, 2023

October 2023

Jews in Galicia
Location: Kraków, Galicia Jewish Museum
Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2023

November 2023

‘A Profound Reorganising of Things’
Location: University of Melbourne
Conference Dates: November 13-15, 2023

Exile in Austria: 1918-1938
Location: Institute for Contemporary History, Exile Library in the Literaturhaus, Theodor Kramer Society, Research Center for the History of Transformation at the University of Vienna
Conference Dates: Nov.29-Dec.1, 2023

January 2024

Memory Maps: Early postwar efforts to identify, locate, document and memorialize former sites of Jewish life and death (1944-1955)
Location: Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
Conference Dates: January 3-4, 2024

Local Administrations and the Holocaust: Occupation, Collaboration, and Resistance
Location: Freie Universtaet Berlin
Conference Dates: January 10-12, 2024


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