CFP: Toward Freedom: Celebrating Central and Eastern European Independence

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the convening of Toward Freedom: Celebrating Central and Eastern European Independence, a conference generously supported by the Polish National Foundation.

The conference will take place on May 2 and 3, 2019 at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, IL.

REMINDER CALL FOR PAPERS: No Neighbours’ Land: Postwar Europe in a New Comparative Perspective. International Workshop, Warsaw, 23-25 October 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

No Neighbours’ Land: Postwar Europe in a New Comparative Perspective.

International Workshop, Warsaw, 23-25 October 2019

How does one get used to living in a house that had belonged to people who were deported? How does it feel to wear the dress of your murdered neighbor? What happens when half of the community vanishes overnight? Is it easier to cope if the process of destruction takes longer?

2019 Summer Institute | Columbia Center for Oral History Research | Oral History from the Margins to the Center: Narrating the Politics of our Times

What do oral historians, journalists, and scholars of contemporary history do when the president of the United States, supported by numerous members of Congress, tells blatant lies and strives to undermine our access to traditionally reliable sources of information and democratic processes? What do oral historians, journalists, and scholars of contemporary history do when scientific knowledge is dismissed as mere opinion?

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