CFP: Shadow Places. Urban Strategies of Dealing with Painful Pasts (Warsaw, 7–10 March 2019)

The term “shadow place” is a neologism that draws attention to memorialization and touristification as social processes. It designates places that are confronted with a publicly known and labelled historical burden, that are informed by them as spaces of memory, and have become tourist attractions as a result. … More CFP: Shadow Places. Urban Strategies of Dealing with Painful Pasts (Warsaw, 7–10 March 2019)

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CFP: Cold War and Environmental Sciences: Circulations, exchanges and cooperation between the USSR and the West, 1950s–1990s (London, 18 Dec 2018)

International scientific collaboration during the Cold War has attracted increased attention during the last decade not least for its ability to further insight into the evident contradictory trends of knowledge production and secrecy, cooperation and conflict … More CFP: Cold War and Environmental Sciences: Circulations, exchanges and cooperation between the USSR and the West, 1950s–1990s (London, 18 Dec 2018)

CFP: Histories of Sustainability in Europe: Discourses and Practices Before and After 1989 (Marburg, 15–16 Nov 2018)

What exactly have various actors and their policies meant by sustainability in particular European cases from the second half of the 20th century? How were discourses and practices of sustainability influenced by political and social transformations in Eastern and Western Europe after 1989? … More CFP: Histories of Sustainability in Europe: Discourses and Practices Before and After 1989 (Marburg, 15–16 Nov 2018)

CFP: Heritage Activism in Cities of Eastern Europe and Russia from 1968 to the Current (Marburg, 13–14 Sep 2018)

The goal of the organizers in calling this workshop is to examine and extend the existing knowledge about the political potential of heritage in the context of the post/socialist city, in the past and present. … More CFP: Heritage Activism in Cities of Eastern Europe and Russia from 1968 to the Current (Marburg, 13–14 Sep 2018)

CFP: Spaces and Places in Transition. Urban and Rural Transformations in Central and Eastern Europe (Prague, 7–10 Nov 2018)

The organisers invite contributions that explore the changing roles of rural and urban cultural heritages in rapidly transforming social and political settings, with a particular focus on Central and Eastern Europe. … More CFP: Spaces and Places in Transition. Urban and Rural Transformations in Central and Eastern Europe (Prague, 7–10 Nov 2018)

CFP: Socialist and Post-Socialist Urban Transformation in Small Cities of Southeast Europe (Regensburg, 9 Nov 2018)

The aim of this one-day cross-disciplinary workshop is to re-focus studies of socialist and post-socialist urban transformations from big cities (primarily capitals) to, so far less researched, small and medium-sized cities. … More CFP: Socialist and Post-Socialist Urban Transformation in Small Cities of Southeast Europe (Regensburg, 9 Nov 2018)

CFP: Commodification of History: The Past as Source of Entertainment and Commerce (Prague, 15–16 Sept 2018)

Putting the spotlight on the commodification of history, the workshop will provide a space for exchange of scholars who analyze these phenomena aiming to foster further conceptual thinking in an emerging interdisciplinary field. … More CFP: Commodification of History: The Past as Source of Entertainment and Commerce (Prague, 15–16 Sept 2018)