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 2018

“Hunger for Truth”. Film screening & discussion with Tkach and Applebaum
Date: June 12, 2018
Location: Institute of Light, London Fields Arch 376, 10 Helmsey Place, London E8 3SB United Kingdom

Summer Human Rights Institute
Dates: June 25-July 6, 2018
Location: Fordham Law School and Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, New York, NY

Lilit Makunts, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia
Date: June 29, 2018 7pm
Location: Downtown Central Library Auditorium at 222 E. Harvard Street in Glendale

July 2018

Rwanda After 1994: Stories of Change
Date: July 6, 2018
Location: University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK

Historical Justice and a Peaceful Community in East Asia
Date: July 6-9, 2018
Location: Manila

The Ottoman Culture and History of Science: Sources, New Approaches
Date: July 10, 2018 18: 30-20: 30
Location: Columbia University in Istanbul Studio-X, Ottoman parliament Caddesi 35

International conference. Bodies out of Place: Mass Violence, Mass Graves and Necropolitics
Dates: July 18-21, 2018
Location: San Sebastián (Spain)

September 2018

Commemoration, Memory, Archive: Investigating commemorative and memorial uses of personal, non-professional images in the digital age in the Global South
Dates: September 4-5, 2018
Location: Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex

October 2018

Intensive Course on Prevention and Guarantees of No Recurrence: the Role of Transitional Justice
Date: October 1-5, 2018
Location: Sant Felip Neri House in Barcelona, Spain

Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present: History, Spaces, Memories
Dates: October 4-5, 2018
Location: Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena – Italy)

Buried Words: A Workshop on Sexuality, Violence and Holocaust Testimonies
Date: October 11, 2018
Location: Toronto, Canada

Cycle of seminars “Time, memory and criminal law”
Dates: February – November 2018
Location: Bologna

November 2018

New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison
Dates: November 4-7, 2018
Location: Doheny Library at USC, Villa Aurora in Pacific Palisades

Criminalising Violent Pasts: Multiple Roots and Forgotten Pathways 1950s-2010s
Dates: November 15-16, 2018
Location: London South Bank University

Contested Europes: Legacies, Legitimacies, and (Dis)Integration – Baltic-, Eastern- and Central European perspectives
Dates: November 29-30, 2018
Location: Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden

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