06.03.2018

Lessons & Legacies Conference 2018 in St. Louis (USA) > Original research on the Holocaust > Call for applications

The Federal Agency for Political Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung/bpb) in cooperation with the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History will be offering Travel grants for the Lessons & Legacies Conference 2018 at Washington University in St. Louis, November 1st to 4th 2018. The grants will cover travel costs and conference fees up to 2.000 Euro.

The Lessons & Legacies Conference takes place biennially in the United States. Since 1989, the conference that is organided by the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University, has become one of the most important in the field of Holocaust Studies. The conference is  an opportunity for scholars to present original research on the Holocaust and discuss latest trends in Holocaust research and questions of remembrance and education.

The organisers would like to encourage networking and the development of a transnational, multi-perspective dialogue between civil society initiatives and actors from Central Eastern and Eastern Europe with Holocaust scholars from Europe and North America. 

Therefore they encourage stakeholders actively involved in projects in the field of culture of remembrance, especially holocaust education projects, memorial sites and transnational memory culture in Central Eastern and Eastern Europe to apply. Applicants should explain their interest in the Lessons & Legacies Conference and contain a motivational letter and a curriculum vitae with publication list. 

At a glance:
Call for applications for Travel grants for the Lessons & Legacies Conference 2018
Place: Washington University in St. Louis
Date: 1st  to 4th November 2018

Applications should be sent to:
Katarina Kezeric
Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History
Leonrodstr. 46 b 
80636 Munich / Germany
kezeric(at)ifz-muenchen.de

Deadline: 31 March 2018