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:


December 2024

Diaries in 20th Century: Testimony, Memory, Self-Construction 
Location: University College Dublin
Dates: December 8-9, 2023

Former Portuguese Colonies: Media and Decolonization
Location: Sapienza University Rome
Dates: December 10-14, 2023

AMH (Afghanistan Memory Home). Digital Museum and Database: Seeking Dignity and Accountability for Afghans
Location: Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organisation (AHRDO) (zoom)
Date: December 11, 2023

January 2024

Memory Maps: Early postwar efforts to identify, locate, document and memorialize former sites of Jewish life and death (1944-1955)
Location: Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
Conference Dates: January 3-4, 2024

Local Administrations and the Holocaust: Occupation, Collaboration, and Resistance
Location: Freie Universtaet Berlin
Conference Dates: January 10-12, 2024

February 2024

Informal Archives: Capturing Family Memories
Location: Columbia University (online)
Date: February 4, 2024

Jews and the Italian Colonization of Libya 
Location: Columbia University (online)
Date: February 9, 2024

April 2024

Expanding the Boundaries: Jewish Artistic Heritage of Ukraine
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine 
Conference Dates: April 9-10, 2024

Migrant Voices in Contemporary European Cinema
Location: University of Kent  
Conference Dates: April 17-19, 2024

May 2024

Archaeology, Psychoanalysis and Colonialism: The Return of the Repressed in European Culture in the Modern Age
Location: University of Warwick
Conference Date: May 17, 2024

June 2024

European Migrants in the UK in the Brexit Era: Discursive Approaches
Location: University of Liverpool
Event Date: June 12, 2024

Feeding the Mediterranean: Culinary (Re-)Inventions, Legacy and Hospitality
Location: Auburn University in Palermo, Italy
Conference Dates: June 13-16, 2024

Gernika(k)/Guernica(s). Resemanticisations of a historical trauma
Location: University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea 
Conference Dates: June 13-14, 2024

CfP: Acts of Witnessing on Film
Location: American University of Paris
Conference Dates: June 17-18, 2024

July 2024

Radical Europe: Violence, Emancipation and Reaction
Location: Sciences Po Lyon; Université Lumière Lyon 2; Université Lumière Lyon 2
Conference Dates: July 3-5, 2024

Memories in Transit (Memory Studies Association)
Location: Lima, Peru
Conference Dates: July 18-20, 2024

October 2024

Workshop on the History and Memory of National Socialist Camps and Killing Sites:
Proximities & Gaze
Location: Utrecht, the Netherlands
Conference Dates: 28 October 28 – November 3, 2024


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