Histcon.se Time, Memory and Representation Tid, Minne, Representation

A Multidisciplinary Program on Transformations in Historical Consciousness

Ett mångdisciplinärt forskningsprogram om historiemedvetandets förvandlingar


Call for papers Places, people, stories an interdisciplinary and international conference

Published on 30 March, 2011

Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden 28-30 September 2011


The session Museums beyond the nation? invites researchers to deal with museums and their exhibition narratives in a global, postcolonial and cosmopolitan context. Please observe that this call has a very short deadline.


Between History and Politics: The Second World War in Museums in Western and Eastern Europe

Historisches Kolleg / Collegium Carolinum, München 29 June – 1 July, 2011


This international conference, held in German and English, focuses on strategies of representations of World War II and aims for a comparative perspective. The intention is to go beyond the analysis of different national cultures of remembrance and examine their trans-national entanglements.


Historians and scholars from related fields such as cultural studies are invited to send a 500 word abstract and a brief CV (5 publications max.). Deadline April 1, 2011



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