Conference: "Trauma and History" March 20-21 (Day 1 of 2)
Thu, March 20, 2014
Annual Conference of the Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History
March 20-21, 2014
This conference will culminate a year-long series of workshops at the IHS in which a diverse group of scholars will focus on historical explorations of civic trauma, including the cumulative toll and intergenerational nature of trauma; trauma as a catalyst for geographic displacement, social reform, and political mobilization; the fetishization and commercialization of trauma; and the methodological challenges of integrating trauma into historical analysis. The conference will be organized thematically around discrete topics such as Occupation, Displacement and Exile; Natural and Man-Made Disasters; Trauma and Religion; and Genocide, Revolution, and Political Violence.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, simply RSVP to Courtney Meador with the following information:
- Your full name as it should appear on your badge
- Your professional title
- Your institutional affiliation
- Your email address
Convened by Professors Seth Garfield and Yoav Di-Capua.
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More information, including location and program, forthcoming.