Call for Papers for Workshop: Memory Laws: Legal Regulation of Historical Interpretations
Ljubljana, 13 October 2017
Deadline for submissions: 15 May 2017
This one-day workshop at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Institute of Culture and Memory Studies) invites papers on topics related to legislation criminalizing genocide denial in local political contexts, the use and/or misuse of genocide-related legislation, the recognition of genocide in third countries, political uses of the post-communist memory laws, national appropriations of the European Parliament Resolution on European Conscience and Totalitarianism, historical revisionism through legislation, legal aspects of historical revisionism, laws on rehabilitation and restitution as memory laws, parliamentary declarations on remembrance from a transnational comparative perspective, as well as theoretical contributions discussing the relation between memory and law. Contributions that step outside the Eurocentric perspective and/or approach transnational dimension are especially welcome.
You will find the full CfP here.