The American Comparative Literature Association's 2019 Annual Meeting, Georgetown University in Washington, DC, March 7th-10th, 2019.
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The Cold War, with its bald confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, has been widely depicted in film. Starting even before the conflict actually began with Ernst Lubitsch’s portrayals of communism in Ninotschka (1939), and ranging from Stanley Kubrick’s openly “Cold War” Dr. Strangelove (1963) to Fred Schepisi’s The Russia House (1990), Hollywood’s obsession with the Cold War, the Soviets/Russians, communism, and the political and ideological differences between the U.S. and Russia were pronounced.
In December 2016, the film Austerlitz directed by Loznitsa was premiered in Germany casting a light on tourists at Sachsenhausen concentration camp memorial. He notes:
Global Yugoslavia: New research on Yugoslavia in transnational, comparative and global perspectives, 1918-2018
Taking place at Goldsmiths, University of London on the afternoon of 28th November(programme available here), this conference brings together nine academics at different career stages working on the history of Yugoslavia and the post-Yugoslav region.