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"Memory Politics: Education, memorials and mass media"


Eleventh Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality

- Essay Competition
- Irmgard Coninx Research Grant 2009
- Workshops in Berlin, 21 – 26 October 2009

organized by the Irmgard Coninx Foundation in cooperation with the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) and the Humboldt-University Berlin.

1) Workshop participation in Berlin

50 successful applicants to the essay competition will be selected to participate in the Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality and to discuss their research with prominent scholars at two of Europe’s leading research institutions. The Roundtables take place at the WZB from 21 – 26 October 2009.

2) Deadline for essay submission: 30 June 2009

3) Irmgard Coninx Research Grant

An international jury will award a three-months fellowship to three participants to be used for research at the WZB, the Humboldt-University Berlin and the State library of Berlin. The Grant includes a monthly stipend of EUR 1,000 plus accommodation. The winners will be invited to join a follow-up workshop in Berlin in 2009/2010.

4) Program details

As part of the conference series “Political Culture in Divided Societies”, the Eleventh Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality will focus on “Memory Politics: Education, Memorials and Mass Media” (see: attached Background Paper)

Discussions will take place in three workshops chaired by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Ph.D. (Free University Berlin), Elizabeth Cole, Ph.D. (United States Institute of Peace, Washington D.C.) and Magdalena Zolkos, Ph.D. (University of Western Sydney). Renowned professionals and experts such as Daniel Libeskind (architect, New York) and Albie Sachs (judge, Constitutional Court, South Africa) will give accompanying evening lectures.

The Irmgard Coninx Foundation will cover travel and accommodation costs.

For details, please visit our website: www.irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de For essay submission (only!!)

For inquiries, please contact us:

Към новина: 28/05/2009 "Memory Politics: Education, memorials and mass media"

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