In 2017, a year of difficult and often appalling events both on the national and international stage, monument culture unexpectedly became the centerpiece of discussion, protest, activism, and vandalism. Scholars and preservationists witnessed monument culture move from the margins to the center of society, both in the United States and in many other countries around the world.
The Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship Program
Memory Studies Association
2nd Annual Conference, Copenhagen, 14-16 December 2017
The Memory Studies Association, which was founded to be the central scholarly organization for the advancement of memory studies worldwide, is pleased to invite all interested in the political, social, and cultural dimensions of memory to attend its 2nd annual meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, 14-16 December 2017.
Dear colleagues and students,
The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria is now accepting applications for our two-year interdisciplinary MA Stream in Holocaust Studies.
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.
Call for Papers
‘Diasporic, Migrant and Multicultural Heritage’
New Issue in the Series Key Issues in Cultural Heritage, Routledge
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
The first of our deadlines, for MHS-NEH support, is January 15, 2018!
The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2018-2019.