Memory in Central and Eastern Europe: Past Traumas, Present Challenges, Future Horizons

The conference focuses on a number of issues related to history, memory, media, policy and their future development in Eastern and Central Europe. The conference is intended for MA and PhD students who are engaged in studies of history, memory, sociology, anthropology, law, political science, literature, gender, area and other studies.

Main sections:

Theory and methodology of memory studies
Memory and historical policy from confrontation to collaboration
Memory as a soft-power
Memory and media
Transformation of memory in public places
Commemorative practices
Memory and minorities
Art memory

Selected papers will be published in the collective monograph.

To submit an abstract (max. 200 words) please complete online form on the web or via email no later than 20 of May, 2021. Please also provide your academic degree and affiliation. For any questions relating to the conference, please email:

Event detail

Event start
10. 6. 2021
Organizing Institution
Faculty of Humanities (Department of Historical Studies), Faculty of Arts (Department of East European Studies) of Charles University
Event type
Call for papers, Conference