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)

CFP: After Socialism: Forgotten Legacies and Possible Futures in Africa and Beyond (Bayreuth, 13-14 October 2017)

Recent scholarship has productively revisited the history of socialism in the postcolonial world from various angles to reassess its historical dimensions and significance. This workshop builds on this scholarship with the aim of pushing this broad investigation further. It seeks to explore the intellectual transformations that have occured since the end of “scientific”, “African” or “Arab” socialisms – political ideologies that were once confident, but have since faded. … More CFP: After Socialism: Forgotten Legacies and Possible Futures in Africa and Beyond (Bayreuth, 13-14 October 2017)

CFP: International Urban Geographies of Post-Communist States Conference (Kyiv/Dnipro, 26-29 September 2017)

The Call for Papers and Sessions is open to all aspects of the urban geography of Central and Eastern Europe, but the organisers are particularly interest in contributions that offer critical engagement with contemporary urban theory, and/or which show readiness to “export” new ideas, concepts and theories to the global market of urban thought. … More CFP: International Urban Geographies of Post-Communist States Conference (Kyiv/Dnipro, 26-29 September 2017)

CFP: City, Community and the Transformation of Space in Post-Eastern Bloc Societies (Warsaw, 15 June 2017)

The fall of Communism in Central and Eastern Europe brought with it new challenges and opportunities for civil society formations. Finally groups had the chance to organise themselves away from the intrusive eye of state censorship, and operate in new ways. Over the last 25 years or so a wide variety of organisations have burst … More CFP: City, Community and the Transformation of Space in Post-Eastern Bloc Societies (Warsaw, 15 June 2017)