Memory in Central and Eastern Europe: past traumas, present challenges, future horizons
June • 10-12 • 2021

About Conference
International interdisciplinary conference Memory in Central and Eastern Europe: past traumas, present challenges, future horizons will be held online on June 10-11, 2021. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Humanities (Department of Historical Studies) and the Faculty of Arts (Department of East European Studies) of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.

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 the online form below 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

Department of Historical Studies
Faculty of Humanities
Mgr. Alena Marková, Ph.D.
The main coordinator of the project
Department of East European Studies
Faculty of Arts
PhDr. Stanislav Tumis, M.A., Ph.D.
The co-coordinator of the project

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Charles University
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
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