“Central and Eastern Europe after the First World War” will take place at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic. Various presentations will address this highly interesting segment of post-war history.
Berlin-based artist Jens Kloppmann will present his impressive video installation “6:57 P.M.” as artistic supporting programme to the international symposium “Memorial Mania – Negotiating Social and Political Strategies of Memory” of the American Academy Berlin at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (9-10 December 2011, see this Wartist article). The conference will address various issues of the culture of remembrance, including the tenth anniversary of the terrorist acts of 9/11, with an emphasis on memorials and both German and American approaches.
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The international symposium “Memorial Mania – Negotiating Social and Political Strategies of Memory” of the American Academy Berlin at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (9-10 December 2011) addresses contemporary issues of the culture of remembrance. The emphasis lies on memorials and not the least on German and American approaches to memory. Remembering the terrorist acts of 9/11 will also be an issue on their 10th anniversary.
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Akademie für politische Bildung Tutzing (Academy for Civic Education Tutzing, Germany) is organising a conference on culture in political conflicts named “Panzer gegen Statuen – Kultur in politischen Konflikten” (Tanks vs. Statues). Headed by Dr. Saskia Hieber and Dr. Ondřej Kalina , the symposium addresses issues from Iraq, Egypt, the Silk Road, the Balkans and Afghanistan. Continue reading “Conference: “Tanks vs. Statues – Culture in Political Conflicts” (Tutzing)”