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)

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)