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Regimes of Memory II. Types of trauma management in Central and Eastern Europe

Conference programme

Thursday, 09.10.2014
Venue: Regional Office on International Relations, Nankiera 17, 50-140 Wrocław, Poland

  • 09:00 – 09:30 Registration of the participants
  • 09:30 – 09:45 Welcome, Introduction  (Rector of the Wrocław University, President/Board Member of the Academia Europaea, Iván Zoltán Dénes
  • 10:15 – 10:45 Dubravko LovrenovićBosnia and Herzegovina as the stage of three parallel and conflicting historical memories
  • 10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
  • 11:15 – 11:45 Éva Kovács, Marketing the ‚fever of history’ in Hungary (1990-2014) 
  • 11:45 – 12:15 Tamás Sajó, Breslau – Bresloy – Wrocław (and a bit of Lwów). Three memories of one city
  • 12:15 – 12:45 Antonio Pablo Bernat Vistarini, Memory of the Call: Past and Present of the xuetes of Palma de Mallorca
  • 12:45 – 13:30 Discussion
  • 13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 – 15:30 Session 1, Memory-Buildings. Chair: Tamás Sajó
    • 14:30 – 14:50 Katalin DemePublic encounters with WWII and the Holocaust in post-socialist East-Central Europe within the State and the civic Sector
    • 14:50 – 15:10 Łucja Piekarska-Duraj„Make it wow!, make it interactive and don’t forget to include the human dimension”. Narrative strategies in museum exhibition management
    • 15:10 – 15:30 Stsiapan StureikaOvercoming of Soviet regimes of memory in Belarusian local history museums: the case of Ašmiany
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00 – 17:00 Session 2, Symbolic Space and Time and Private History. Chair: Iván Zoltán Dénes
    • 16:00 – 16:20 Bogdan TrifunovićMemory and Narrative of “Old Serbia” 
    • 16:20 – 16:40 Kinga Anna Gajda & Monika EriksenBuilding a future through the past: National identity formation in post-independent Kosovo
    • 16:40 – 17:00 Grace PundykInvisible Words: the semaphore of skin
  • 17:00 – 17:45 Discussion

Friday, 10.10.2014
Venue
: Regional Office on International Relations, Nankiera 17, 50-140 Wrocław, Poland

  • 09:30 – 10:00 Balázs TrencsényiThe Memory of Collective Traumas and the Collapse of Post-Transition Liberal Consensus Politics in East Central Europe
  • 10:00 – 11:20 Session 3, Constructing Memory of Soviet Lithuania. Chair: Iván Zoltán Dénes
    • 10:00-10:20 Monika Frėjutė-RakauskienėIdentity, Memory and Politics: The Role of Collective Memory in Polish Community of Southeastern Lithuania Identity Building
    • 10:20-10:40 Mingailė JurkutėSoviet manipulation of the memory of Lithuanian guerrilla war
    • 10:40-11:00 Gražina SviderskytėPolitics, ideology, and traumatic memory behind the myth of two iconic Lithuanian heroes – the transatlantic Lithuanian-American pilots Darius and Girenas.
    • 10:00-11:20 Denise ThorpeLithuanian Vėlinės Cemeteries as Liminal Spaces of Memory
  • 11:20 – 11:50 Coffee break
  • 11:50 – 12:30 Session 4, From Competing Victimology to Attempting the Reconciliation. Chair: Éva Kovács
    • 11:50 – 12:10 Lars BreuerVictimhood in vernacular memory in Germany and Poland
    • 12:10 – 12:30 Estelle BunoutThe impossible reconciliations? The (non) discussions on the eastern territories in Poland and Germany after WWII (1947-1972)
  • 12:30 – 13:15 Discussion
  • 13:15 – 14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 – 15:30 Session 5, Discourse and Politics. Chair: Balázs Trencsényi
    • 14:30 – 14:50 Alina HogeaThe unstable boundaries of communism: discourse and politics in post-communist Romania
    • 14:50-15:10 Catalin ParfeneFootball, Writing and Politics in the Memory of an Ethnic Hungarian in Romania
    • 15:10-15:30 Sarolta DeczkiUntold Stories: Secret Agents and Informers in Hungarian Society
  • 15:30-16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00-16:30 Lajos PálfalviA Hungarian City in Viktor Horváth’s Turkish Novel
  • 16:30-17:15 Discussion
  • 17:15-17:30 Iván Zoltán Dénes: Conclusion
  • 20:00 Dinner for participants of the Seminar