CFP: Current Research on Auschwitz History and Memory


The 2nd International Conference of the European Association for Holocaust Studies

                          Current Research on Auschwitz History and Memory


Date: 14–16 November 2017 (with an optional visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum on 13 November)

Venue: Kraków, Poland

Withdrawal: CFP: ‘Vet Tourism’: Memories and War-Related Travel

A few days ago, we, Gary Baines and Ryota Nishino, posted an announcement seeking co-panellists for a conference we planned to attend. Regrettably, we are unable to attend the conference, and withdraw our post. If anyone has already begun drafting their proposals, we would like to apologise for inconvenience caused.

Gary Baines, Rhodes University, g.baines@ru.ac.za

Ryota Nishino, the University of the South Pacific, look4ryota@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Call for Papers: “1977-2017: The IWY National Women’s Conference In Retrospect” November 5-7, 2017, University of Houston

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the 1977 National Women’s Conference, the domestic answer to the United Nations’ International Women’s Year initiative.  The Houston Conference, as it came to be known, was the largest federally mandated gathering of American women in history.  On this occasion, 2000 delegates elected from fifty states and six territories and roughly 16,000 observers came together to craft a twenty-six plank National Plan of Action, submitted to President Jimmy Carter in 1978.  The conference remains one of the most imaginative and wide-ranging exercises in civic enga

Conference: "Ambivalent Legacies: Memory and Amnesia in Post-Habsburg and Post-Ottoman Cities"

Dear Colleagues,

Please find attached the official program for our upcoming conference, "Ambivalent Legacies: Memory and Amnesia in Post-Habsburg and Post-Ottoman Cities." The conference will take place this week at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Goettingen, Germany.


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