Opportunities and Announcements

This page provides information on opportunities and other announcements in the area of historical dialogue, historical and transitional justice, and public and social memory. It is regularly updated.

September 2018

CFA: Advanced Course on Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (10-14 December 2018)
Deadline: September 14, 2018

October 2018

Swarthmore College – Peace and Conflict Studies Visiting Faculty
Deadline: October 8, 2018

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Genocide and International Human Rights
Deadline: October 14, 2018

Council on Foreign Relations – 2019-2020 CFR International Affairs Fellowships (Domestic/Abroad)
Deadline: October 31, 2018

November 2018
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Visiting Scholar Programs – 2019–2020 Fellowship Application
Deadline: November 15, 2018

December 2018

CFA: DAPIM – Studies on the Holocaust: 2018 Article Prize Competition
Deadline: December 31, 2018

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.
The conference invites proposals for papers, panels, and workshops.
Deadline:December 31, 2018

January 2019

Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship Program, Columbia University, New York
Deadline: January 31, 2019

Unspecified/Various Deadlines

CfA: Assistant Director at the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention at Binghamton University.

Assistant Professor in American Studies: Public Humanities, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Physicians for Human Rights, Senior Associate, Advocacy

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Programme Manager

CFA: Program Coordinator, Middle East & Associate Director of Human Rights Advocacy, MENA Region, MADRE
Deadline: Rolling

CFA: Call for Proposals: Transitional Justice Review seeks new managerial and editorial team
Deadline: Unspecified

CFA: Instructor of Politics and International Relations, Florida International University
Deadline: Rolling, beginning August 3, 2018

Memory Studies Portal Now Online
We are delighted to announce the launch of a new memory database! The Memory Studies Portal (MSP) is a bibliography and virtual repository for the growing community of memory scholars. It is a collaborative project of the Memory in the Disciplines initiative at Stony Brook University and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights’ Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability at Columbia University. The MSP responds to two trends, the ongoing consolidation of a field of memory studies and the ongoing debate as to whether memory studies is or should be “interdisciplinary” (involving contributions from scholars from various disciplines within a shared framework), “transdisciplinary” (involving a generative synthesis of disciplinary approaches), or merely “multidisciplinary” (characterized by several parallel, largely independent specialized conversations). This debate provides the opportunity to investigate the relations between disciplines. The MSP bridges disciplinary divides between (and among) the social sciences and the humanities Accordingly, our initiative will allow scholars from disciplines as diverse as sociology, literature, history, psychology, philosophy, political sciences, performance studies and art history to engage in a sustained conversation – and, ideally, to enrich one anothers’ understanding of memory.  Since the MSP is a work in progress its growth also partly depends on your input. We thus encourage scholars/users of the MSP to alert us to bibliographic entries or any other suggestion as to how we can improve and expand the MSP. Please send an email with your thoughts, concerns, and missing/additional items you would like us to upload into the MSP.

Invitation to Participate in the Mapping Historical Dialogue Project
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) at Columbia University invites you, as an expert in your field, to participate in the development of the Mapping Historical Dialogue Project (MHDP). The goal of the MHDP is to establish an online interactive geographical map that addresses mechanisms of contested memory in post conflict countries. The mapping process will document projects addressing the memory of historical violence. Building on a crowdsourcing model, the project will rely on incremental contributions to connect a diverse network of individuals who often do not have access or knowledge of one another’s work. The project is open access, and its scholarship and resources and will be available to a wide community of users. More information about the map can be found here. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at mapping.historical.dialogue@gmail.com.

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