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:


October 2021

The Problems of Genocide: Permanent Security and the Language of Transgression: A conversation with A. Dirk Moses 
Location: UMass Amherst (online)
Date: October 19, 7pm ET

2021 Beitler Distinguished Lecture: Conspiracy Theory and Political Culture, Past and Present: A Conversation with The Atlantic’s Adrienne LaFrance and James McAuley
Location: University of Pennsylvania (online)
Date: October 19, 5:30 PM ET 

Conference: Between War and Mass Murder II: 80 Years to Babi Yar and the Battle of Moscow
Location: Western Galilee College (online)
Date: October 21, 2021

Wallach Talks | From Monument To Memorial: Fritz Koenig’s Sphere And The Memory Of 9/11
Location: Online
Dates: October 21, 12.30 PM ET

The Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons
Location: Columbia University (online)
Date: October 25, 7pm ET

The Negev Bedouin: Emptied Lands and Displaced People
Location: CUNY and NYU (online)
Date: October 27, 12pm ET

November 2021

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

Wallach Talks | 21St Century Interventions In The Monumental Landscape
Location: Online
Dates: November 4, 6.30PM ET

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

2021 National Humanities Conference
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Dates: November 11-14, 2021

Finding Common Ground: Intercultural Dialogue among Youth in North Macedonia
Location: Columbia University (online)
Date: November 15, 12PM ET

Jews of East-Central Europe after the Catastrophe: Multiplicity of Experiences, 1945–1956
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Dates: November 23-24, 2021

December 2021

Fifth International Conference on Israel and Judaism Studies in Turkey
Location: Online (hosted by Israiliyat: Journal of Israeli and Judaic Studies)
Conference Dates: December 6-10, 2021

Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory Network Series
SEMINAR #2 Title: “Reflecting on the Value of Participatory Research: Voice, Empowerment and Pathways to Impact”
Date: December 14, 2021, 12:00-13:00 PM, EDT time (UTC-5:00)
Participants: Professor Patricia Lundy, Professor of Sociology, Institute for Research in Social Sciences, Ulster University
Zoom registration link: click here

January 2022

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

February 2022

Practices of Reunification: The Continuation of Refugee Life after 1945
Location: Stiftung Universität Hildesheim, Germany 
Conference Dates: February 2 – 4, 2022

April 2022

Reckoning and Reconciliation on the Great Plains
Location: University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Conference Dates: April 6-8, 2022

May 2022

Location: Cultural Literacy Everywhere, University of Lausanne (online)
Conference Dates: May 12-13, 2022

Cultural Memory of Past Dictatorships: Narratives of Implication in a Global Perspective
Location: University College Cork, Ireland (online)
Conference Date: May 20, 2022

June 2022

Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory network conference
Location: NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Date: June 9-11, 2022

November 2022

70 Years of Holocaust Compensation and Restitution
Location: Tel Aviv University
Conference Dates:  November 14–16, 2022


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