Cfp: AHRC Network Conference "Culture and its Uses as Testimony", 11-12 April 2018

The AHRC-funded research network on Culture and its Uses as Testimony will be holding its international conference at Birmingham University UK from 11-12 April 2018. The conference will explore the core questions set out below, and papers are now invited from academics and practitioners with relevant expertise and experience.

Theoretical Frameworks

Publication: European Memory: Universalising the Past?

Dear colleagues, the following publication might be of interest to members of the list:

Pestel, Friedemann, Rieke Trimçev, Feindt Gregor, and Félix Krawatzek. "Special Issue: European Memory: Universalising the Past?". European Review of History/Revue européenne d'histoire 24, no. 3 (2017).

Articles are available here and the table of Content looks as follows

Promise and challenge of European Memory by Friedemann Pestel, Rieke Trimçev, Gregor Feindt & Félix Krawatzek

New Issue: Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society (Vol 9, Issue 1)

Dear Colleague,

This special issue examines textbooks in countries undergoing political transition, change, and convulsion. The articles in this issue raise many questions: What happens to textbooks during the intervals between one form of government and another? How does the information contained in textbooks change during these intervals of instability and uncertainty, and during the phases of the construction and consolidation of a new political regime? 

Reminder and Extended Deadline: Memory at the Intersection of Mass Violence and Socioeconomic Inequality

WORKSHOP: Memory at the Intersection of Mass Violence and Socioeconomic Inequality

Saint Paul University, Ottawa

School of Conflict Studies

April 13-14, 2018




Workshop Convener: Dr. Anna Sheftel, Saint Paul University

Call for new editor for Oral History Forum d'histoire orale

The Canadian Oral History Association welcomes applications for the position of editor for the Oral History Forum d’histoire orale. The position would begin 1 January 2018 for a three-year term. The Oral History Forum d'histoire orale is the 1-year delayed open access e-journal of the Canadian Oral History Association. The Forum has been published since 1975. This year, there are 499 registered readers of Forum, and has 450+ followers on Twitter at @oralhistforum.


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