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Past Conferences


"A Film of Her Own: Women's Voices in Israeli Cinema" March 5-7 at the I Hotel and Conference Center

Video of opening introduction and keynote speaker Michal Aviad's talk "A Testimony of Her Own"


"Spaces for Remembering the Armenian Genocide" Friday, April 28th in Lucy Ellis Lounge* Event Schedule here


"The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression"* (organinzed by Brett Kaplan and Michael Rothberg), June 2-4, 2016. For more information click here.


"The Strange World of Ritual Murder: Culture, Politics, and Belief in Eastern Europe and Beyond." (organinzed by Eugene Avrutin), October 13-14, 2014.


"Diasporic Memories, Comparative Methodologies"* (organized by Michael Rothberg), Nov. -2. For more information click here.

"The Future of Trauma and Memory Studies: Challenging Theoretical and Interpretive Boundaries"* (organized by the Reading Group in Trauma and Memory Studies), April 11-12. For more information, click here.


"Recollection, Retribution, Reconciliation: Postmemory and Justice in a Transnational Age."* (organized by Michael Rothberg, Brett Kaplan, and Colin Flint), Oct. 4-5.

"The Micropolitics of Small-Town Life in Eastern Europe."* (organized by Eugene Avrutin and Yvonne Kleinmann), March 5-6.


"New Israeli Literature in the 21st Century " (organized by Rachel S. Harris), March 4-6. For more information, click here.


"Annihilation, Archive, Autobiography: Networks of Testimony in German-Occupied Europe"* (organized by Michael Rothberg, Harriet Murav, and Peter Fritzsche), March 10-11.


"Genocide, Memory, Justice: The Holocaust in Comparative Contexts"* (organized by Peter Fritzsche, Harriet Murav, and Michael Rothberg), November 5-6. For more information, click here.

"BIOS: Life, Death, and Politics"* (organized by Lauren Goodlad, Feisal Mohamed, Ellen Moodie, Emanuel Rota, Michael Rothberg, and Robert Rushing), April 30 - May 1. For more information, click here.


"Jews in the East European Borderlands: Daily Life, Violence, and Memory" (organized by Eugene Avrutin and Harriet Murav), April 19-20.


Events marked with an asterisk (*) are part of the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies.