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 2017

Resistance and Memory in Belgium: 1940-1945: Multiple Narratives
Dates: February 21 – May 26, 2017
Location: Queens College Art Center, New York

The Politics of Uncertainty: Forensic Aesthetics and the Search for Latin America’s Disappeared
Date: April 20, 2017 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Cardozo School of Law 512 – Faculty Lounge, New York, NY

Dynamics of Global Inequality: New Thinking in Global Affairs
Date: April 21, 2017
Location: Rutgers Division of Global Affairs, Newark, NJ

Armenoscope, a documentary essay by Silvina Der Meguerditchian
Date: April 24, 2017 6-8pm
Location: Faculty House, Columbia University, New York, NY

Launch of the 2016 Annual Report of the Technical Secretariat of the Latin American Network for Genocide And Mass Atrocity Prevention
Date: April 25, 2017 5:00-7:00pm
Location: Consulate General of Colombia, 10 E. 46th Street, New York, NY 10017

May 2017

Counterhegemony 2017: Defying the Commodification of Higher Education in Australia
Date: May 6, 2017 1-5pm
Location: 22-36 Mountain Street, Ultimo (Sydney CBD), NSW

Trauma Studies in the Digital Age
Date: May 10-12, 2017
Location: University of Amsterdam

Helping Schools Confront Islamophobia
Date: May 15, 2017 9am-4pm
Location: Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115

Symposium: “Ali in Un/Expected Spaces”
Dates: May 17-19, 2017
Location: University of Turku

5th International Conference on Bangladesh Genocide and Justice
Dates: May 19- 21, 2017
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

June 2017

2017 Scholarly Writing Retreat Conference
Dates: June 5 – 9, 2017
Location: Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon

Transnational and Global Dimensions of Justice and Memory Processes in Europe and Latin America
Dates: June 8-9, 2017
Location: Paris

Europe and the East: Self and Other in the History of the European Idea
Dates: June 14-16, 2017
Location: University of East Anglia, Norwich

International Cultural Responses to Wartime Rape: Ethical Questions and Critical Challenges
Dates: June 19-20, 2017
Location: Maynooth University, Ireland

Large-Scale Violence and Its Aftermaths
Dates: June 25-29, 2017
Location: Kean University

International Association of Genocide Scholars 13th biennial research conference
Dates: June-July 2017
Location: DC-Cam, Phnom Penh

July 2017

Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory
Dates: July 3-13, 2017
Location: Cres, Croatia

Ambivalent Affect: Perpetration in Contemporary Representations of the Holocaust
Proposed Seminar for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
Dates: July 6-9, 2017
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Justice and the Prevention of Genocide, Thirteenth Meeting of the International Association of Genocide Scholars
Dates: July 9 – 13, 2017
Location: Brisbane, Australia

24th International Conference of Europeanists: Sustainability and Transformation
Research Network on Transnational Memory and Identity in Europe
Dates: July 12-14, 2017
Location: Glasgow, UK

September 2017

ECPR General Conference
Dates: September 6-9, 2017
Location: Oslo, Norway

Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school
Dates: September 7-9, 2017
Location: Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform, Goethe University Frankfurt

October 2017

Practices of Memory and Knowledge Production
Dates: October 17 – October 22, 2017
Location: Budapest, Hungary

November 2017

The Social Practice of Human Rights: Charting the Frontiers of Research and Advocacy
3rd Biennial Conference
Dates: November 8-10, 2017
Location: University of Dayton Human Rights Center, Dayton, Ohio

Emerging Consequences: Aesthetics in the Aftermath of Atrocity
Dates: November 3-4, 2017
Location: Salem State University

December 2017

Present Past: Time, Memory, and the Negotiation of Historical Justice
Dates: December 7-9, 2017
Location: Columbia University, New York City

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