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.

January 2021

Seminar: Mediated Memories of Responsibility
Location: University College Cork (online) 
Date: January 20, 2021

Reconstructing Black Worlds: Counternarrative Creation as Preservation Practice
Location: Columbia University (online)
Date: January 22, 2021

February 2021

A conversation on Gulag Literature and the Literature of Nazi Camps: An Intercontexual Reading (Indiana University Press, 2019), by Leona Toker
Location: online (UMass Amherst)
Date: February 9, 2021

International Graduate Student Conference: Literature and Human Rights
Location: The American University in Cairo (online)
Date: February 27, 2021

March 2021

A conversation on The Last Ghetto: An Everyday History of Theresienstadt (Oxford UP, 2020), by Anna Hájková
Location: online (Umass Amherst)
Date: March 9, 2021

Seminar: Mediated Memories of Responsibility
Location: University College Cork (online) 
Date: March 10, 2021

Narrating Violence: Making Race, Making Difference
Location: University of Turku (Finland) and The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights, and Conflict Prevention at the American University of Paris (France)
Conference Dates: 15–17 March 2021 in Turku; 29–31 March 2021 in Paris

 

April 2021

A conversation on Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory (Norton, 2020), by Claudio Saunt
Location: online (Umass Amherst)
Date: April 20, 2021

Graduate History Conference, Confronting Crisis: Writing History in Uncertain Times
Location: York University-University of Toronto (online)
Conference Dates: April 28-30, 2021

May 2021

CfP: Compromised Identities? Perpetration and Complicity, Past and Present
Location: Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London (virtual conference)
Conference dates: May 6-7, 2021

Migrating Archives of Reality: Programming, Curating, and Appropriation of Non-fiction Film
Location: Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences (online)
Dates: May 6-7, 2021

Seminar: Mediated Memories of Responsibility
Location: University College Cork (online) 
Date: May 19, 2021

June 2021

Digital Holocaust Memory from the Margins: Practices, Places, and Narratives
Location: Esther and Sidney Rabb Center for Holocaust and Revival Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel​​
Conference Dates: June 1-3, 2021

Heroines of the Holocaust: New Frameworks of Resistance 
Location: Wagner College, New York
(for information: holocaust.center@wagner.edu)
Dates: June 2-3, 2021

Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the Local in the Global
Location: The University of Western Australia, Perth Australia (hybrid/online)
Conference Dates: June 16-18, 2021

July 2021

Genocide and its Prevention in the Digital Age: 21st Century Challenges
Location: University of Barcelona
Dates: July 18-23, 2021

November 2021

CfP: Justice and Equity: Challenging Hate and Inspiring Hope
Location: Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Conference Dates: November 4-6, 2021

Lessons and Legacies Conference on the Holocaust XVI: The Holocaust: Rethinking Paradigms in Research and Representation
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Dates: 6-9 November 2021

December 2021

Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory network conference
Location: NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Date: Tentatively December 9-11, 2021  
Additional information will be circulated in 2021.   

January 2022

CfA: Camps, (In)Justice, and Solidarity in the Americas: Commemoration of the 29th Anniversary of the Guantánamo Bay Detention Camps
Location: University of Graz, Austria
Conference Dates; January 28-31, 2022

 

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