Monthly Archives: May 2014

Conference Report: Screening Atrocity: Cinema, Decolonisation and the Holocaust 

[from Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies, Issue 26 February 2014, ‘Conference Reports‘] Culture Lab, Newcastle University, 10 January 2013 A Report by Hilary Clixby and Hedley Sugar-Wells, Newcastle University, UK  This one-day postgraduate workshop was sponsored by the … Continue reading

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CFP: Genocide and Mass Trauma: Rising to the Challenges of Comprehension, Intervention, Prevention and Restitution

International Network of Genocide Scholars Fourth Global Conference on Genocide The International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS) was founded in January 2005 in Berlin to provide genocide studies with a non-partisan forum through which to present research and analysis on … Continue reading

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forthcoming conferences, October-December 2014.

October 2014 International Conference “Postcolonial Slavic Literatures after Communism”, Dates:  October 15-18, 2014 Location: Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Germany Contact: ksmola@uni-greifswald.de and uffelmann@uni-passau.de Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference: Searching for Balance in the Middle East and Africa  Dates: October 30- November 1, 2014 Location: … Continue reading

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forthcoming conferences in September 2014

‘Britain and the Holocaust’. First Conference of the British Association for Holocaust Studies (BAHS) Dates: September 1-2, 2014 Location: University of Edinburgh Contact: h.holtschneider@ed.ac.uk Judicial Institutions in Authoritarian Regimes and its Implications for Transitional Justice Dates: September 3-6, 2014 Location: ECPR … Continue reading

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forthcoming conferences in July 2014

International Conference: “The Making of Jerusalem: Constructed Spaces and Historic Communities” Dates: July 3-4, 2014 Location: Calouste Gulbenkian Library of the Armenian Patriarchate, Jerusalem Contact: jerusalem-conference@gulbenkian.pt Disturbing Pasts: Reverberations of the Second World War in Europe after 1945 Dates: July 3-5, … Continue reading

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Forthcoming conferences in June 2014

The Languages of Postcoloniality in Central and Eastern Europe: Culture, Social and Political Life after 1989 Dates: June 2-3, 2014 Location: Department of Literary and Cultural Comparative Studies, Institute of PolishPhilology AMU, 10/210 Fredry, 61-701 Poznań Contact: Prof. Dr Hab. Bogusław Bakuła: bakula@amu.edu.pl; Dr. Emilia Kledzik:emilia.kledzik@gmail.com History, … Continue reading

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CFP: Third International Graduate Students’ Conference on Genocide Studies on 9 -11 April 2015

The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University will host the Third International Graduate Students’ Conference on Genocide Studies on 9 -11 April 2015, in cooperation with the Danish Institute for International Studies, Department of Holocaust and … Continue reading

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Research seminar: Our Shocked Regard: The Politics of Genocide in The Act of Killing

The next Postcolonial Research Group seminar will be given by Dr. Simon Philpott (Politics, Newcastle University) Time: 5pm Date: Wednesday 14th May 2014 Venue:  Room 2.20, Research Beehive The Act of Killing (2012) In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Werner … Continue reading

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We’re reached our second landmark: 10,000 hits since inception. Here are the stats: Country Views United States 2,644 United Kingdom 2,624 Canada 587 Germany 497 Portugal 489 Poland 383 Israel 348 Netherlands 183 Italy 180 India 171 Australia 167 France … Continue reading

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CFP: Jan Karski Centennial Conference – Loyola University Chicago, September 19th-20th, 2014.

Focuses on the legacy of Jan Karski, concentrating on two major themes from his life that touch our world today: Memory and Responsibility. Jan Karski was a bearer of the memory of what he witnessed and of his mission to inform … Continue reading

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