25 August 2011

Conflict in Memory: Interpersonal and Intergenerational Remembering of War, Conflict and Transition

An interdisciplinary conference

Call for papers

When: 10 – 12 May 2012

Where: Aarhus University, Denmark

Deadline for proposals: January 15, 2012
War, conflicts and transitions have always played a significant role in defining communal identity, often with reference to events that happened centuries ago. The role of passing on collective memories of these types of events has become even more complex in a globalizing world, where new configurations of cosmopolitan memories challenge more locally and nationally based memories. The many aspects of societies’ remembering and forgetting call for interdisciplinary cooperation. This conference brings together the fields of history, psychology, literature, and cultural studies and presents new research on how memories of war, conflict and transition are passed on from generation to generation and how these processes transform and shape identities.
Confirmed keynote speakers
· Dorthe Berntsen (Aarhus University)
· Anna Bull (University of Bath)
· Tom Dunne (University College Cork)
· Balthazar Garzon (investigative judge, Madrid)
· Willliam Hirst (New School of Social Sciences, New York)
· Andreas Huyssen (Columbia University)
· Daniel Levy (Stony Brook University)
· Luisa Passserini (University of Torino)
· Alistair Thomson (Monash University, Melbourne)
· James Wertsch (Washington University, St. Louis)
For detailed information on workshop themes see: http://matchpoints.au.dk/

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