Monthly Archives: May 2012

Book Review: Gerald Daniel Cohen, In War’s Wake: Europe’s Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Gerald Daniel Cohen. In War’s Wake: Europe’s Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 248 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539968-4. Reviewed by Margarete Myers Feinstein (UCLA) Published on H-Judaic (May, 2012) Commissioned by Jason Kalman The Lasting Impact of Displaced Persons on … Continue reading

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CFP: Globalization, Violence and Security: Local Impacts of Regional Integration

2012 RISC CONSORTIUM CONFERENCE 30 October – 1 November, 2012 • Mexico City ITESM, Campus Santa Fe / CIESAS Conference Synopsis: The conference aims to bring together a multidisciplinary group of specialists, that will meet in order to reflect, debate … Continue reading

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Conference: Eighth International Conference on Holocaust Education (Yad vashem)

The objective of this conference is to present educational opportunities for expanding knowledge of the core issues of Holocaust history, literature, art, music, medicine, law, theology, and philosophy and to make them applicable in the lives of students. Click here … Continue reading

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Symposium: Oral history and the community

9 July 2012, 2-4pm Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) seminar room, University of Warwick (Coventry, UK) Guest speakers: Stacey Bains (Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry), Helen Ford (Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick) and Colin Hyde (East Midlands Oral … Continue reading

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Conference: Holocaust Survivors and Medical Indemnification: Old Entanglements and New Developments

The Holocaust survivors’ reintegration into post-war society was, in spite of well-meanings of the absorbing society, cumbersome and sometimes painful. This situation has many and complicated reasons, some of which may be due to group encounters and to cumbersome bureaucratic procedures.In the … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Jews, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism’

CFP: ‘Jews, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism’, 2-4 January 2013, University of Cape Town by bajsbulletin This international and interdisciplinary Conference is jointly organised by the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research (University of Cape Town), the Parkes … Continue reading

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CFP: Displaced Persons in Post-War Germany: A Cold War Issue

Paris, Goethe Institute, 23-25 May 2013 Partners: Unité Mixte de Recherche Identités, Relations internationales et civilisations de l’Europe (UMR IRICE, Centre National de la Recherche-Paris I-Paris IV) and Goethe Institute, Paris; with the support of the Centre interdisicplinaire d’études et … Continue reading

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June meeting: Nuit et brouillard

Many thanks to those who were able for coming to the meeting this week at that meeting we discussed possible dates for the next meeting and we thought one more meeting before the summer ‘vacation’ might be a good idea. … Continue reading

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CFP: Justice after Violence: Critical Perspectives from the Western Balkans (Journal Special Edition)

Special Issue of Studies in Social Justice Guest Editor: Diane Enns, Department of Philosophy, McMaster University Two decades after violence broke out in the Western Balkans following the dissolution of Yugoslavia, the struggle for justice, sustainable peace and civil society politics continues … Continue reading

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