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CfP: Beyond camps and forced labour: current international research on survivors of Nazi persecution, London, 4-6.1.2011

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  • Beryl Nicholson
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 20, 2010
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      > Beyond camps and forced labour: current international
      > research on survivors of Nazi persecution.
      >
      > Fourth international multidisciplinary conference, to be
      > held at the Imperial War Museum, London, 4-6 January 2012
      >
      > This conference is planned as a follow-up to the three
      > successful conferences, which took place at the Imperial War
      > Museum in London in 2003, 2006 and 2009. It will continue to
      > build on areas previously investigated, and also open up new
      > fields of academic enquiry.
      >
      > The aim is to bring together scholars from a variety of
      > disciplines who are engaged in research on all groups of
      > survivors of Nazi persecution. These will include - but are
      > not limited to - Jews, Gypsies and Slavonic people,
      > Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, Soviet prisoners of war,
      > political dissidents, members of underground movements, the
      > disabled, the so-called 'racially impure', and forced
      > labourers. For the purpose of the conference, a 'survivor'
      > is defined as anyone who suffered any form of persecution by
      > the Nazis or their allies as a result of the Nazis' racial,
      > political, ideological or ethnic policies from 1933 to 1945,
      > and who survived the Second World War.
      >
      > The organisers welcome proposals, which focus on topics and
      > themes of the 'life after', ranging from the experience of
      > liberation to the trans-generational impact of persecution,
      > individual and collective memory and consciousness, and
      > questions of theory and methodology. We particularly
      > encourage colleagues from central, east and southeast Europe
      > to apply.
      >
      > As previously, we welcome new research in the following
      > areas:
      >
      > * DPs in post-war Europe
      >
      > * Reception and resettlement
      >
      > * Survivors in central, east and southeast Europe
      >
      > * Exiles, émigrés and refugees in the reconstruction
      > process
      >
      > * Legacy and impact
      >
      > * Rescuers and liberators
      >
      > * Child survivors
      >
      > * Women survivors and gender issues
      >
      > * Trials and justice
      >
      > * Reparation and restitution
      >
      > * Testimonies and record building
      >
      > * Film and photography
      >
      > * Memory and amnesia
      >
      > * Trauma and intergenerational transmission
      >
      > * Remembrance and memorials
      >
      > * Museums and archives
      >
      > Please send an abstract of 200-250 words together with
      > biographical background of about 50-100 words by 28 February
      > 2011 to: Johannes-Dieter Steinert, email: J.D.Steinert@...
      >
      > All proposals are subject to a review process.
      >
      > Fees: No more than GBP150 for speakers. The fee includes
      > admission to all panels and evening events, lunches, coffees
      > and teas. Further information and registration details will
      > be made available in 2011.
      >
      > It is intended to publish a selection of papers in a
      > Vallentine Mitchell series on Survivors of Nazi Persecution.
      > Proceedings of the third conference: Suzanne Bardgett, David
      > Cesarani, Jessica Reinisch and Johannes-Dieter Steinert
      > (eds), Survivors of Nazi Persecution in Europe after the
      > Second World War. Landscapes after Battle, 2 vols, London:
      > Vallentine Mitchell, 2010 and 2011. Proceedings of the first
      > and second conference: Johannes-Dieter Steinert and Inge
      > Weber-Newth (eds), Beyond Camps and Forced Labour. Current
      > International Research on Survivors of Nazi Persecution,
      > Osnabrück: Secolo, 2008.
      >
      > The conference is being organised by
      >
      > Suzanne Bardgett, Imperial War Museum, London
      > David Cesarani, Royal Holloway, University of London
      > Jessica Reinisch, Birkbeck College London
      > Johannes-Dieter Steinert, University of Wolverhampton
      >
      > Please send all replies to: J.D.Steinert@...
      >
      > Professor Johannes-Dieter Steinert
      > Professor of Modern European History and Migration Studies
      > School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications
      > Millennium City Building
      > University of Wolverhampton
      > Wulfruna Street
      > Wolverhampton
      > WV1 1LY
      > United Kingdom
      >
      > Tel: ++44 (0) 1902 323520
      > Fax: ++44 (0) 1902 322739
      >
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