CFP: Haunted Landscapes of German Eastern Europe, Edinburgh (29.02.2020)

As Jaimey Fisher and Barbara Mennel note, the study of culture through space is particularly appropriate to German Studies “given the long-term centrality of space and spatial imaginary to German culture”. That imaginary is haunted by German nationalist and colonial thought, the unresolved presence of past violence, and ongoing debates around borders and belonging, central to all of which is Germany’s relationship with its eastern neighbours.

Fifth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies

Dear Colleagues,

You are invited to submit proposals for panels, roundtables and papers for the Fifth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian And East European Studies on 7-9 June 2020, Tartu, Estonia under the theme “Post-Socialist (dis)Orders”. Keynote addresses will be delivered by Prof Mark Lipovetsky (Columbia University) and by Dr Ayşe Zarakol(University of Cambridge).

CfP: Special issue on “The Legacies of State Socialist Memory Politics”

Canadian Slavonic Papers/ Revue canadienne des slavistes seeks submissions for a special issue on the theme of “The Legacies of State Socialist Memory Politics.” This project will investigate those mnemonic discourses, strategies, and media which, transcending the collapse of state socialism, continue to play a role in contemporary memory politics. The special issue aims to rebalance the discussion in a field that tends to focus on the contemporary determinants of memory: the political and sociocultural vagaries of post-socialism.

CFP: Politics and Spaces of Performance since the 1990s (Dublin, 2-4 Apr 2020)

--Crossposted from arthist.net

[Note on relevance to SHERA members: L'internationale network includes the Modena Galerija (MG+museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia) and the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (Warsaw, Poland). Possible themes include "Artistic responses to the commodification of the body, of space and of arts institutions in the aftermath of communist rule..."]

CfP: Special issue on “The Legacies of State Socialist Memory Politics”

Canadian Slavonic Papers/ Revue canadienne des slavistes seeks submissions for a special issue on the theme of “The Legacies of State Socialist Memory Politics.” This project will investigate those mnemonic discourses, strategies, and media which, transcending the collapse of state socialism, continue to play a role in contemporary memory politics. The special issue aims to rebalance the discussion in a field that tends to focus on the contemporary determinants of memory: the political and sociocultural vagaries of post-socialism.

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