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21 March 2024

Conference is going to answer how the reading of the past changes

On behalf of the Department of Historical Studies of the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, we would like to inform you about the international conference “Rewriting the History: Changing the Reading of the Past” intended for PhD and MA students. The conference will be held on June 13-14, 2024 (online & in-person).

The main research areas are:

  • The ideologisation of history and myth-making

  • Militarized patriotism and national-patriotic version of history

  • The socio-political contemporary history of Ukraine

  • Active remembering and selective forgetting

  • Memory as a soft-power: a malleable resource

  • Historical policy and instrumentalisation of the past

  • Romanticisation of crime and reimagining violence

  • Reinterpretation history as a “revanchist programme”

  • Visual culture in the politics of reproduction

  • Reclaiming silenced historical narratives

To submit an abstract (max. 200 words) please complete the online form on the website or via email rewriting.conference2024@gmail.com no later than 12th of May, 2024.

For more information see our webpage: http://rewriting.conference2024.tilda.ws/.

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