Perspectives on Memory and Identity

Thursday, 17 December 2009, 10:00am - 4:00pm, IWM library

Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conference

10.00 – 12.00 Panel 1: Secular and Religious Identities
Asim Jusic
Law, Identity and Religion. A Theoretical Analysis from Economics and Psychology
Discussant: TBA
Paulina Napierala
From the Secularization of the State to the De-privatization of Religion and Faith-Based Initiatives Policy in the U.S.A.
Discussant: János Mátyás Kovács
Avraham Rot
Political Non-Differentiation and Popular Indifference in the E.U.
Discussant: Heidemarie Uhl
30 minutes: Questions & Answers
12.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 4.00 Panel 2: Lessons in Remembering and Forgetting
Katrin Hammerstein
Divided Austria: History Fiction in Linz
Discussant: Heidemarie Uhl
Andreea Maierean
The Unbearable Burden of Forgetting. Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Romania
Discussant: János Mátyás Kovács
Ewa Rzanna
Tombstone. Remembering the Great Famine of 1958-1962 in China
Discussant : Timothy Snyder
30 minutes: Questions & Answers