Conferences

Remembering Across the Iron Curtain in the Cold War Era. The Emergence of Holocaust Memory

Remembering Across the Iron Curtain in the Cold War Era. The Emergence of Holocaust Memory

A Joint Conference of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York and the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, September 3-4, 2018.

Call for Papers The Cold War influenced how people, societies and states dealt with and understood the Holocaust and its aftereffects. Yet historiography tends to neglect the role the block confrontation played in shaping...

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Remembering Across the Iron Curtain in the Cold War Era. The Emergence of Holocaust Memory

Remembering Across the Iron Curtain in the Cold War Era. The Emergence of Holocaust Memory

A Joint Conference of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York and the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, September 3-4, 2018.

Call for Papers The Cold War influenced how people, societies and states dealt with and understood the Holocaust and its aftereffects. Yet historiography tends to neglect the role the block confrontation played in shaping...

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New Approaches to the History of the Jews under Communism

New Approaches to the History of the Jews under Communism

23–25 May 2017, Prague

The experience of the Jews under the Communist régimes of east-central and eastern Europe has been a hotly debated topic of historiography since the 1950s. Until the 1980s, Cold War propaganda exerted a powerful influence...

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The Holocaust and its Aftermath from the Family Perspective

The Holocaust and its Aftermath from the Family Perspective

15-16 March 2017, Prague

Applying gender analysis to the field of Holocaust Studies has yielded important results. Whereas before the 1990s, most Holocaust scholarship focused almost exclusively on the experiences of male victims, expanding to include...

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Czech-Jewish and Polish-Jewish Studies: (Dis)Similarities

Czech-Jewish and Polish-Jewish Studies: (Dis)Similarities

29–30 October 2014, Prague

Polish-Jewish and Czech-Jewish history are often seen as following two different lines of narrative. While historians of Bohemian and Moravian Jews tend to focus on the impact of Austrian-Jewish and German-Jewish history...

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