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: 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: 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)

Two CFPs for Conferences on Museums and Contested Histories in Ljubljana (5-6 Oct) and Mexico City (30-31 Oct)

Each year, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) chooses a theme for the International Museum Day. The theme for 2017 is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”, which inspired the two following events:   CFP: “Museums and Contested Histories. Between Memory and Oblivion” (Ljubljana, 5-6 October 2017) Organised by ICOM Slovenia, the … More Two CFPs for Conferences on Museums and Contested Histories in Ljubljana (5-6 Oct) and Mexico City (30-31 Oct)

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)