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.

June 2017

Transnational and Global Dimensions of Justice and Memory Processes in Europe and Latin America
Dates: ​June 8-9, 2017
Location: ​Institut culturel roumain​, ​1 rue de l’exposition, 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

Film Screening: “Crows of the Desert – A Hero’s Journey through the Armenian Genocide”
Date: June 15, 2017 7:30pm
Location: Glendale Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard Street, Glendale, CA

AHM Lecture Series: Jerusalem, We Are Here, Prof. Dorit Naaman
Date: June 15, 2017, 16:00 -18:30
Location: C.2.17. Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, University of Amsterdam

AHM research group “Sites of Memory in Contemporary Art”
Presentation by Dawood Hilmandi
Date: June 16, 2017, 13:00
Location: BG2, University of Amsterdam

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

Materiality, Museums and Media
Dates: June 23 – 24, 2017
Location: Woudschoten Conference Center, Zeist

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

Associational Groups, Memories and Transitions to Peace
Date: June 27, 2017 12.30pm
Location: Ulster University Jordanstown

Date: June 28, 2017 5:00-7:00pm
Location: White & Case LLP, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, W. 48th St., New York, NY 10020

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

Difficult Heritage: Summer Fieldwork in the Czech Republic
Dates: July 3 – 16, 2017
Location: Lety, near Prague, Czech Republic

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

FMG Faculty Conference – Populism: Between Resentment and Resistance
Date: October 21, 2017, 10:00 – 17:30
Location: University of Amsterdam

November 2017

CHAT Conference – Heritage, Memory, Art, and Agency
Dates: November 3 – 5, 2017
Location: University of Amsterdam

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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