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Call for Papers: Trauma Studies in the Digital Age

  • 10-12 May, 2017, University of Amsterdam

Mediated Testimony Symposium

  • 12 June 2017, Utrecht University, Janskerkhof 15 A, Room 202

Call for Papers: Mnemonics 2017 - The Social Life of Memory

  • September 7-9, 2017 at Goethe University Frankfurt

Events

Call for Papers: Trauma Studies in the Digital Age

Call for Papers: Trauma Studies in the Digital Age

  • 10-12 May, 2017, University of Amsterdam
Organizers: Anna Menyhért, Mykola Makhortykh, Michelle de Wit

The international workshop ‘Trauma Studies in the...
Mediated Testimony Symposium

Mediated Testimony Symposium

  • 12 June 2017, Utrecht University, Janskerkhof 15 A, Room 202
Testimony to lived experience plays a vital role in shaping the public conversation on many issues. This symposium will bring together...
Call for Papers: Mnemonics 2017 - The Social Life of Memory

Call for Papers: Mnemonics 2017 - The Social Life of Memory

  • September 7-9, 2017 at Goethe University Frankfurt
The sixth Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school will be hosted by the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform from...
Call for Papers: Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association

Call for Papers: Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association

  • December 14-16 2017; Copenhagen, Denmark
Founded last year in Amsterdam, the Memory Studies Association (MSA) aims at institutionalizing memory studies as a research field...
Call for Papers: Interpreting Archives

Call for Papers: Interpreting Archives

  • University of Sheffield, July 25-27 2017
Interpreting Archives:
British Association of Holocaust Studies Fourth Annual...

Topographies of Memory in an Uneven World. ACLA Seminar

  • July 6-9, 2017, Utrecht University
Following the transnational turn in memory studies, it is by now well established that memory narratives, practices, and schemata circulate...

Ambivalent Affect: Perpetration in Contemporary Representations of the Holocaust. ACLA Seminar

  • July 6-9, 2017, Utrecht University
In recent discourse on the ethical stakes of aesthetic representations of the Holocaust, the function of perpetrator figures has taken on a...

International Conference: Thinking Through the Future of Memory

  • December 3-5, 2016; De Nieuwe Liefde, Da Costakade 102, Amsterdam

Memory studies is currently undergoing rapid expansion and is receiving growing recognition in academic and policy circles. However,...

Workshop: Teaching about Perpetrators: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics

  • November 10-12, 2016, Utrecht University

The “Teaching about Perpetrators” workshop series aims to examine how our contradictory attitudes toward perpetrators in...

Masterclass with Michael Rothberg

  • September 23, 2016; 10.00-12.00; UB/Belle van Zuylenzaal, Singel 425, Amsterdam

From Multidirectional Memory to The Implicated Subject

Huizinga Masterclass with Michael...

Staged Reading: The Woman at His Side

  • September 1, 2016; 17:30-19:30; Filmtheater 't Hoogt, Hoogt 4, Utrecht
The Woman at His Side. Careers, Crimes, and Female Complicity under National Socialism
By Inga Dietrich,...

Film Screening: “Hate Radio” and a Talk by Milo Rau

  • September 2, 2016; 17:00-19:30; Filmtheater 't Hoogt, Hoogt 4, Utrecht

The film Hate Radio, based on Milo Rau's performance piece of the same name, explores the role...

International Conference: Representing Perpetrators of Mass Violence

  • August 31—September 3, 2016; Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21

Keynote Speakers 
Prof. Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin – Madison (

Writing History for the Stage: Raphael Lemkin and the Treaty Against Genocide

  • January 16, 2017; 15.15-17.00; Utrecht, Drift 21, Room 105
A Lecture by Robert Skloot 

Abstract
The last quarter-century of Raphael Lemkin's life was dedicated to one cause...

Staged Reading: If the Whole Body Dies

  • January 17, 2017; 18.00-20.00; Het Literatuurhuis, Oudegracht 237, Utrecht
If the Whole Body Dies.
Raphael Lemkin and the Treaty Against Genocide.

 
by Robert...