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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Conference Report: Heritage Studies and Socialism, Giessen, 23-25 November 2016

written by Andreas Ludwig, Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam // Heritage studies as a cross-disciplinary understanding of material and immaterial culture are confronted with political, regional, and institutional frameworks which make comparison essential. The Workshop, organized by Eszter Gantner (Herder Institute Marburg), Corinne Geering and Paul Vickers (both International Graduate Centre for the Study of … More Conference Report: Heritage Studies and Socialism, Giessen, 23-25 November 2016