Conference Announcement: “Hidden Voices of our Ancestors”, 31st August-2nd September 2018

Four major genealogical organisations in the UK are coming together to host a major family history conference to be held from Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2018 at  the Jury’s Inn, Hinckley Island Hotel Watling Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 3JA.

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Call for Papers: Global Morrison, 27-28 June, 2017

Call for Conference Papers

‘Global Morrison’

University of Greenwich, London

27th and 28th June 2017

Conference Coordinator: Dr. Justine Baillie, University of Greenwich, London

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Call for Papers: Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums, 9-10 November, 2017

Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums

University of Maine (Le Mans, France)

9-10 November 2017

This conference aims to promote a comparative approach to memories of slavery and colonization: we intend to question memory processes through representations of the past in contemporary arts (literature, photography, plastic arts, films) and in-depth studies of their historiographical discourse. Participants will examine the use of images of racial violence, their insertion in artistic and photographic projects, and their narrativisation in literature (novel, life writing, autobiography, biography). They will address the ethical issues underlying the appropriation of these images in a variety of artistic endeavours and analyze their impact on subsequent generations through comparing documents from different periods.

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Call for Papers: “Transitive Justice. Creating Norms and System Change”, 7-8 July, 2017


6th CGS Interdisciplinary Conference

“Transitive Justice. Creating Norms and System Change”

7-8 July 2017, Toruń (Poland)

Changes develop equally innovative and destructive potential. Transformation processes can be interpreted as progress, modernization and advancement, but as well as decline, degeneration and disaster. The deconstruction of acknowledged normality are always moments of great social intensity, which need collective commentary and classification in terms of remembrance culture. The elites perceive the function of mediator between social event and its interpretation in the sense of “positivity of discourse” (Foucalt).

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Conference Announcement: International Conference on Transport & Health, 27-29 June 2017

International Conference on Transport & Health 2017

June 27 – June 29

ICTH is designed to bridge the gap between scientific investigation and real-world application. This avant-garde experience is guaranteed to make you feel just a little uncomfortable, a little bit curious and possibly change your perspective. Why not take a chance and join us?

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