CFP: Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World

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.

Program now online - MSA Conference in Copenhagen

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.

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


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