Mini-symposium – Forgiveness after Auschwitz?

15 March 2017
In the face of the Holocaust ‘forgiveness’ appears to be a forbidden and even dangerous word, because it might suggest that the ongoing trauma of the victims gets repressed. It seems that the ‘never forget’ is inseparable from the ‘never forgive’

Beyond Horizons – University of Groningen

Transmitting and Writing New Identities of Minorities and Migrants in Europe Dates: 18 – 23 June 2017 Deadline for application: 1 May 2017 This summer school will examine the function and meaning of cultural transfer as an important tool to build sustainable societies. Special attention will be paid to minorities and migrants. During the introduction,…  Read more →

Call for Applications – International PhD Programme Literary and Cultural Studies

Justus-Liebig-University Gießen  The International PhD Programme “Literary and Cultural Studies” (IPP) at Justus Liebig University Giessen offers a three-year structured PhD-programme with an excellent research environment and intensive personal support. The IPP provides doctoral researchers with optimum conditions for their PhD-projects and custom-made preparation for the time thereafter, both with regard to academic and non-academic…  Read more →

Call for Papers – Translation Studies and Children’s Literature: Current Topics and Future Perspectives

On 19 and 20 October 2017, KU Leuven and the University of Antwerp (Belgium) will organise an interdisciplinary conference on Translation Studies and Children’s Literature that aims to investigate the intersection between translation studies and children’s literature studies, offer a state of the art of current trends in the study of children’s literature in translation, and consider future perspectives for this field

Conference – Text, Performance, and the Production of Historical Knowledge

January 26-28, 2017 University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) Doelenzaal, University Library, Singel 425 Organized by Elke Huwiler, Suzanne Kooloos and Jan Lazardzig on behalf of the Research Group Historical Theatre Research. Keynote speakers Prof. Gabriele Brandstetter, Theatre & Dance Studies, Freie Universität Berlin Prof. François Lecercle, Literary Studies, Université de Paris-Sorbonne…  Read more →