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:

Interested in participating in our next Network Conference? It will be held in December 2019 in New York City. Check back here in the spring for more details and deadlines!

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

December 2018

Recognition, Reparation, Reconciliation: The Light and Shadow of Historical Trauma
Dates: December 5-9, 2018
Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Institute for the Study of Human Rights Winter Reception
Date: December 6, 2018
Location:  Columbia University, New York

2018 AHDA Fellows Final Project Presentations
Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA)
Date: December 13, 2018
Location: Columbia University, New York

Memory, Migration and Movement
Date: December7-8, 2018
Location: Paris, France

Genocide after 1948: 70 years of Genocide Convention
Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 2019

Decolonizing practices and discourses in Belgium: possibilities, pitfalls, dilemmas
Françoise Vergès en Laura Nsengiyumva – Decolonizing artistic interventions in Belgium
Date: January 18, 2019
Location: University of Ghent, Belgium

March 2019

South Asian Regional Institute on the Study and Practice of Strategic Nonviolent Action
Location: Dhulikhel, Nepal
Dates: March 3-9, 2019

Decolonizing practices and discourses in Belgium: possibilities, pitfalls, dilemmas
Collectif Mémoire Coloniale – Decolonizing colonial heritage and education in Belgium
Date: March 15, 2019
Location: University of Ghent, Belgium

April 2019

CFP: Imaging Emigration––Translating Exile: Cultural Translation and Knowledge Transfer on Alternative Routes of Escape from Nazi Terror in/via Austria
Center for Jewish Studies, University of Graz and the Institute for Contemporary History, University of Innsbruck
Contact Email:
April 1-3, 2019
Location: Vienna, Austria

May 2019

International Conference on War and Social Movements
contact: Ron Van Cleef ( and Sarah Danielsson (
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
May 10, 2019

CfP: Workshop
20 years after the NATO intervention in Yugoslavia: Local, Regional and Global Aspects of ‘Humanitarian interventions’
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Dates: May 23-25, 2019
Leipzig, Germany

CfP: Remembrance, Trauma and Experiential Learning
University of Turku, Finland
Symposium dates: May 27-29, 2019

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.

May 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
Dates: May 21-23, 2020

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