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Call for Papers: International Colloquium- Contemporary Memorialisation of the Holocaust in Central and Eastern European Countries

October 11th-12th, 2019
Bucharest

The International Colloquium “Contemporary Memorialisation of the Holocaust in Central and Eastern European Countries” is organised by the “Elie Wiesel” National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania within the framework of the “Holocaust Memoryscapes” project, financed by a grant of Ministry of Research and Innovation, CNCS – UEFISCDI (project number PN-III-P1-1.1-TE-2016-0811, within PNCDI III).

Our interdisciplinary colloquium focuses on the contemporary memorialisation of the Holocaust in Central and Eastern European Countries through Memory-Work and Heritage Mechanisms. The objective is to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust memory-making mechanisms, including both state and non-state agencies of memorializing the Holocaust with the emphasis being put on the role of memorial vectors in directly engaging the audience with Jewish and Romani histories, in an attempt to critically analyse and challenge the concept of shared history and memorializing the atrocities of the past.

Practical information:
Deadline for applications: 2019, August 20th.  Deadline extended: September 9, 2019.
Notifications: 2019, September 15th.

The application package consists of:
•A summary of up to 250 words written in English or French;
•A short CV (MAX 500 words),
both filled in the paper proposal form.

Please send the application package to Sonia CATRINA, the responsible person of the project, at soniacatrina@gmail.com, by August 20th, 2019.  September 9th, 2019.

Full details are available on the conference announcement.

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