Conference Lancaster 9-10 February 2012, Contesting Contested Memories

Wodak, Ruth r.wodak at LANCASTER.AC.UK
Sun Oct 30 21:44:37 UTC 2011

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Contesting/Contested Memories: The Holocaust in the Twenty-First Century

Papers to include:-

Malgorzata Fabiszak (Poznan, Poland), „Memory and Commemoration in Text and Image‟

Lars Fischer (CJCR, Cambridge, UK), „Title to be confirmed‟

Andre Gingrich (Vienna, Austria), „Racism, Modernist Theories and „Applied‟ Practices: Anthropology in Germany and Austria during the Nazi years (1933-1945)‟

Dovid Katz (Vilnius, Lithuania), „The Prague Declaration: Writing the Holocaust out of History‟

David Seymour (Lancaster, UK) „The Visibility of the Holocaust and the Invisibility of Antisemitism‟

Tracey Skillington (Cork, Ireland), „UN Holocaust Commemoration in a Post-Secular Age‟

Karin Stoeger (Vienna, Austria), „Antisemitism in Austrian Media Discourses on the Financial Crisis‟

Ruth Wodak (Lancaster, UK), '“That is how it is written in the schoolbooks!”: Calculated ambivalence and Holocaust denial in Austria‟

Panels will be followed by a Round Table Discussion and public event at The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

Sessions will be held at Lancaster University

The conference is FREE to attend

Please register by contacting Oliver Wilkinson by 9 January 2012

o.wilkinson at

Thursday 9th & Friday 10th February 2012

Dynamics of Memories Research Group

(Click to link to website)

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