CFP: Cultural Landscapes in Central and Eastern Europe after World War II and the Collapse of Communism (Wrocław, 19-21 Sep 2018)

The organisers invite scholars in the field of humanities and social sciences who will share their perspectives on the reordering of physical and social space in Central Europe after World War II and after the collapse of communism. … More CFP: Cultural Landscapes in Central and Eastern Europe after World War II and the Collapse of Communism (Wrocław, 19-21 Sep 2018)

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CFP: Exporting Socialism, Making Business? Intercultural Transfer, Circulation and Appropriations of Architecture in the Cold War Period (Erkner, 21-22 June 2018)

After WWII, architecture was used and misused as an ideological signifier for competing systems and for new national identities. Diverse actors and networks took part in architectural exchange within the blocks and beyond the Iron Curtain. … More CFP: Exporting Socialism, Making Business? Intercultural Transfer, Circulation and Appropriations of Architecture in the Cold War Period (Erkner, 21-22 June 2018)

CFP: Difficult Heritage: Making Sense of Uncomfortable Histories (York, 23 April 2018)

Difficult heritage comes in many forms and holds as much relevance now as it did in the past. This inter-disciplinary conference will seek to open a dialogue between academics, heritage practitioners, early career researchers and other interested persons. … More CFP: Difficult Heritage: Making Sense of Uncomfortable Histories (York, 23 April 2018)

State Socialism, Heritage Experts and Internationalism in Heritage Protection after 1945

21-22 November 2017 Location: Reed Hall, University of Exeter, UK Histories of heritage usually perceive their object of study as a product of western modernity, and exclude the socialist world. Yet, understood as a cultural practice and an instrument of cultural power, and as a “right and a resource”, heritage has played important roles in … More State Socialism, Heritage Experts and Internationalism in Heritage Protection after 1945

CFP: Sessions on Socialism and Eastern Europe at the Fifth European Architectural History Network International Meeting (Tallinn, 13-16 June 2018)

We would like to highlight the calls for contributions to one roundtable and three sessions from the upcoming fifth European Architectural History Network International Meeting that may be of interest to researchers working on heritage and socialism. … More CFP: Sessions on Socialism and Eastern Europe at the Fifth European Architectural History Network International Meeting (Tallinn, 13-16 June 2018)

CFP: Presumption to Responsibility. Museums and contested history. Saying the unspeakable in museums (Brno, 22-25 November 2017)

The forthcoming conference is expected to focus on interpretative attitudes of today’s museum professionals to those periods of history that are broadly perceived negatively or “rather negatively” or controversially by the public for whatever reason. … More CFP: Presumption to Responsibility. Museums and contested history. Saying the unspeakable in museums (Brno, 22-25 November 2017)

Workshop: Access& Control: Urban Public Space and Heritage in an Age of Securitization

29-30th of May, Berlin Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Research/Humboldt University of Berlin Organized by: TACT in cooperation with the New School/New York City Programme: https://tactcity.wordpress.com/2017/05/16/we-tact-access-control-urban-public-space-and-heritage-in-an-age-of-securitization/