75+ Years: The Holocaust in German Literature and Film Today

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
New Hampshire, United States
Subject Fields: 
German History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature

75+ Years: The Holocaust in German Literature and Film Today

CfP: NeMLA 2021 (March 8-14, 2021 in Philadelphia)

A Marketplace Without Jews: Everyday Economics and the Final Solution in South-Eastern Europe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 14, 2020 to September 30, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Urban History / Studies

In 2016, the Serbian government announced that it was initiating a programme of restitution for Jewish victims of the Holocaust in wartime Serbia. The “heirless property restitution law,” the first of its kind in Eastern Europe, proposed that thousands of buildings confiscated from Jews during the occupation would be handed to the country’s Association of Jewish Communities. The government also undertook to offer financial support to the community in the form of an annual sum of 950,000 Euros for the next twenty-five years.

In Search of the Holocaust's Ideological Origins / En busca de los orígenes ideológicos del Holocausto

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
June 25, 2020
Location: 
Dominican Republic
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Intellectual History, Jewish History / Studies, Contemporary History

A webinar entitled 'En busca de los orígenes ideológicos del Holocausto / In Search of the Holocaust's Ideological Origins' will be held on Thursday June 25 from 4-6 p.m. ET (1-3 p.m. PT, 9-11 p.m. GMT, 10-12 p.m. CET, 11 p.m.-1 a.m. IDT).

The Moscow State Yiddish Theater Collection at the Blavatnik Archive Foudation

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

On behalf of my colleagues at the Blavatnik Archive Foudation (BAF) in New York I am pleased to announce that The Moscow State Yiddish Theater (MSYT) collection at the BAF is now fully cataloged and accessible online at http://www.blavatnikarchive.org/collection/2

Scandal in Autobiography, SAMLA 92, 13-15 November, Virtual Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2020
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Autobiographies establish the author’s own individual voice and the ability of that voice to display a social scandal or provoke a scandal. In so doing, authors aim to understand the social space around them, and in particular, their personal experience to provoke others within their narrative from the 19th to the 21st centuries.

Extended deadline: CFP CEIW Journal n. 3 Special Issue "Close Encounters in War and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Psychology

In consideration of the impact of the current health emergency on the work of many scholars and colleagues, the editors of Close Encounters in War Journal have decided to extend the deadline for the 3rd issue of the journal: we invite the submission of articles of 6000-8000 words (endnotes included, bibliographical references not included in word-count: please see submission guidelines at https://closeencountersinwar.org/instruction-for-authors-submissions/) in English by 20th

CFP: Heroines of the Holocaust: Frameworks of Resistance

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 2, 2021 to June 3, 2021
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

             

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Heroines of the Holocaust: Frameworks of Resistance

 

Wagner College Holocaust Center

June 2-3, 2021

 

“Nobody taught us how to fight or to perform our duties. We learned by ourselves not only how to clean and use a gun, but how to conduct ourselves in combat and battle, how to blow up a bridge or a train, how to cut communication lines and how to stand on guard.”

—Sara Ginaite, partisan, March 8, 1944 (International Woman’s Day)

 

CFP: Examining Contemporary Representations of Armed Conflict (Panel at NeMLA 2021)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2020
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Humanities, Indigenous Studies, Literature

Description

This session will analyze representations of armed conflict in contemporary media, exploring how these representations might influence the popular understanding of global and civil conflict and the way that these representations of conflict might be read as an attempt to change (or maintain) a certain world.

Autobiography Panel, 118th Annual PAMLA Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2020
Location: 
Nevada, United States
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Literature, Oral History, Race / Ethnic Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

118th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV

Thursday, November 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 15, 2020
Sahara Las Vegas Hotel
Hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

*** Given concerns about the COVID-19 virus, organizers will be monitoring the situation as we continue planning for our conference in November.

 

CFP: A special issue of the journal Religions on “Christian Theologies of Jews and Judaism”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

For nearly two millennia, Christian views of Jews and Judaism were almost exclusively critical and even hostile. In the first four centuries of the Common Era, Christians increasingly defined themselves in opposition to Jews. This antipathy was manifest in an extensive range of polemical literature whose main arguments became entwined with formative Christian self-understanding.

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