The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.
Landscapes of Conflict: Battlefield Preservation
I INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS – COLONIAL AND POSTCOLONIAL LANDSCAPES
ARCHITECTURE, CITIES, INFRASTRUCTURES
16TH-18THJANUARY 2019 – LISBON – CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN FOUNDATION
CALL FOR PAPERS IS NOW OPEN!
The Delaware River Greenway Partnership (DRGP) will present an illustrated lecture, “Fever! The History and Archaeology of the Philadelphia Lazaretto, a Precursor to Ellis Island,” by Dr. Richard Veit, on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Phillip L. Pittore Justice Center, 25 North Union Street, Lambertville, NJ. Open to the public free of charge.
Final Call for Papers
Urban Jewish Heritage: Presence and Absence
Deadline: 11 May
For this important Conference in Krakow on Jewish Heritage we have been overwhelmed by expressions of interest from all parts of the world and have already received paper/presentation proposals from 29 countries.
November 2-3, 2018
Department of Art History, University of Vienna
Crossing Rivers in Byzantium and Beyond
“It is always dramatic to cross a frontier, even though the frontier is only a brook”
(V. S. Pritchett, Geographical Magazine, December, 1942)
This is a reminder that full-fee scholarships are available for applicants to the National College of Art & Design MA Design History and Material Culture, deadline April 30th. Further information on the scholarship and application process is available here:http://www.ncad.ie/postgraduate/school-of-visual-culture/postgraduate-scholarships/