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Past Conferences


"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.