The following call, in German, is about memory and narrative, which means it’s also about public history and, implicitly, public knowledge of Germany’s Nazi past: Conference: Gedenkstättengeschichte(n). KZ-Gedenkstätten in postnationalsozialistischen Gesellschaften von 1945 bis heute – Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven, February 16–18, 2022, Hamburg. Deadline: September 30, 2021.
Another conference that looks at historical narratives in relation to the public: Symposium: Participation and Public Interpretations: How to Navigate Multiple Historical Narratives in Museums?, December 7, 2021, Luxembourg. Deadline: September 30, 2021.
A conference that will look at how the right to sexual self-determination developed in Germany will be held at the Free University of Berlin, February 24–25, 2022. Among other things, it will ask about transfer processes among three fields of activity: the law, knowledge, and political movements. The event will be held in German and English, and the call is in German. The deadline is listed as October 3, 2021. Contact: Martin Lücke.
Thanks to Chiara Fralick for identifying these and other happenings. And apologies from Mark Stoneman, who let some great calls and events slip through the cracks due to unforeseen family circumstances.
Featured image: “Work with schools, Hamilton Fish Branch: Story hour on roof reading room, ca. 1910s,” New York Public Library Digital Collections.