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.

8th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network
PREVENTION ACTIVISM: ADVANCING HISTORICAL DIALOGUE IN POST-CONFLICT SETTINGS

Location: Columbia University, New York City
Conference dates: December 12-14, 2019

Calls for papers for other conferences related to historical dialogues fields can be found here.

October 2019

Conflict and Identity: Confronting the Past through Education
Location: University of Oxford, UK
Date: October 17-18, 2019

Missing Pages: The Modern Life of Medieval Manuscript From Genocide to Justice
Location: Glendale Central Library Auditorium
Date: October 17, 2019

Africa Chapter of the Memory Studies Association Inaugural Conference Memory in Africa: Transcultural Dimensions
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Date: October 17-19, 2019

TEACHING HUMAN RIGHTS IN CLASSROOMS AND COMMUNITIES
Location: Columbia University, New York City
Date: October 19, 2019

Cultural Rights and Human Rights: Questioning Protection
Location: Columbia University Law School
Date: October 22nd, 2019

EUROM: Taking Stock of European Memory Policies 2019
Location: Paris, France
Date: October 23-24, 2019

No Neighbours’ Land: Postwar Europe in a New Comparative Perspective, International Workshop
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Date: October 23-25, 2019

UMAM: Exhibit,(RE)CONSTRUCTED UNCERTAINTIES
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Date: Through October 24, 2019

Taking stock on European Memory Policies 2019
Location: Paris, France
Date: October 23-25, 2019

Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival, Home for Cooperation
Location: Cyprus
Date: October 25-27, 2019

Myths, Memories and Economies: Post-Socialist Transformations in Comparison
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Date: October 28-30, 2019

Terms of Art: Understanding the Mechanics of Dispossession During the Nazi Period
New York State Department of Financial Services Holocaust Claims Processing Office
Conference Dates: May 7 – May 8, 2020
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019
Location: New York, New York

November 2019

Call for Applications: Lessons and Legacies Munich
The Holocaust Educational Foundation, the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich, the Federal Agency for Civic Education of Germany, and Ludwig-Maximiliens-Universität München, are pleased to announce a special session of the Lessons and Legacies Conference. The special session, “The Holocaust and Europe: Research Trends, Pedagogical Approaches, and Political Challenges,” will take place in Munich from November 4 – 7, 2019.

DISRUPTORS: Being Peacebuilders in a World of Conflict
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Date: November 6-8, 2019

30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PEACEFUL REVOLUTION – FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: November 8, 2019

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND BORDERS: DECOLONIZATION, CONTESTATION, TRANS-BORDER PRACTICES
Location: Columbia University, New York City
Date: November 11-12, 2019

12th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI)
Location: Seville, Spain
Date: November 11-13, 2019

Cultural Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution
Columbia University, New York City
Date: November 14, 2019

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE PRACTITIONERS
Location: Columbia University, New York City
Date: November 15, 2019

Presence and future of European Jewish Literature Studies in a changing Europe
Location: Rhineland-Westphalian Technical University of Aachen, Germany
Date: November 18-20, 2019

December 2019

8th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network
PREVENTION ACTIVISM: ADVANCING HISTORICAL DIALOGUE IN POST-CONFLICT SETTINGS

Location: Columbia University, New York City
Date: December 12-14, 2019

CfP: Lina Wertmüller Symposium (e-mail for details: wertmullersymposium@gmail.com)
Location: University of Westminster, UK
Date: December 13, 2019

January 2020

Welfare State and Violence: Comparative Perspectives on Western and Eastern Europe since the 1950s
Location: University of Konstanz, Germany
Date: January 23-25, 2020

February 2020

CfP: Critical Thinking on Memory and Human Rights
Location: Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Dates: 20-21 February 2020

May 2020

RELEVANCE: 60th Annual Conference of the Estonian National Museum
Location: Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia
Date: 5-7 May 2020

Terms of Art: Understanding the Mechanics of Dispossession During the Nazi Period
New York State Department of Financial Services Holocaust Claims Processing Office
Location: New York, New York
Date: May 7 – May 8, 2020

CfP: 2020 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities Gendered Environments: Exploring Histories of Women, Genders, and Sexualities in Social, Political and “Natural” Worlds
Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Date: May 21-23, 2020

June 2020

Globalization and Social Movements: Familiar Patterns, New Constellations?
Location: Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Dates: 4–5 June 2020

July 2020

New Directions in the Humanities: Transcultural Humanities in a Global World
Location: Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy
Date: July 1-3, 2020

Asian Studies Association of Australia: Future Asias
Location: University of Melbourne, Australia
Date: 6-9 July 2020

August 2020

CfP: 6th World Conference of the International Federation for Public History
Location: Berlin, Germany
Conference Dates: 18-22 August 2020

October 2020

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 12-14, 2020

CfP: From Centre to Periphery and Beyond
Location: Salzburg, Austria
Date: 19-25 October 2020

CfP: Lessons and Legacies Conference on the Holocaust XVI: The Holocaust: Rethinking Paradigms in Research and Representation
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Date: 7-10 November 2020

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