NRVSS 2024 ACADEMIC PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE

4EU+ Pluralities of Memory Spring School: Borderlands of Memory
Charles University in Prague, 15-19 April 2024

Programme
Day 1 | 15 April
17:30
Registration and icebreaking dinner
(TBC)

Day 2 | 16 April
10:00 – 11:00
Museum visit
The National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror
(Resslova 9a, 120 00 Nové Město)
11:00 – 13:00
Lunch break
Time for transfer to Jinonice Campus (U Kříže 661/8, 158 00 Praha 5-Jinonice)
13:00 – 14:30
Luba Jurgenson (Sorbonne University)
Memory Between Reparation and Prevention. How The Memory of Extreme Violence Can Be Seen as a Form of Cure for Societies
14:30 – 14:45
Coffee break
14:45 – 16:15
Paweł Dobrosielski (University of Warsaw)
Discourses Of War – How the Current Russian Invasion of Ukraine Is Narrated Through the Second World War and the Holocaust Imaginary

Day 3 | 17 April
Site visit
Malach Centre for Visual History
(Malostranské nám. 2/25, 118 00 Malá Strana)
9:30 – 10:00
Presentation of the Centre, its sources and activities
10:00 – 11:00
Work with digital sources
11:00 – 11:15
Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15
Jiří Kocian (Charles University)
From Sources to Data: Bottom-up Digitized Interviews Collections Curation
12:15 – 14:15
Lunch Break
14:15 – 16:15
Museum Visit
National Museum (Exposition of the 20th century history)
(Václavské náměstí 68, Praha 1)

Day 4 | 18 April | Jinonice Campus (U Kříže 661/8, 158 00 Praha 5-Jinonice) 9:30 – 11:00
Pietro Conte (University of Milan) From Monuments to VR: Keeping “Comfort Women”‘s Memory Alive 11:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
Keynote session 13:00 – 14:15 Andreas Bandak (University of Copenhagen) As It Were: Narrative Struggles, Historiography and the Stakes of the Future in the Documentation of the Syrian Uprising 14:15 – 14:30 Coffee Break 14:30 – 15:45 Daniel Knight (St. Andrews University) Memory in the Yet-to-Come: Future Hindsight and the Critical Present

Day 5 | 19 April | Jinonice Campus (U Kříže 661/8, 158 00 Praha 5-Jinonice) 9:45 – 11:15 Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw) Curating Mnemonical Security: Museums’ Responses to War Situations 11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break 11:30 – 12:15 Wrap-up and Certification
12:15 – 14:15
Museum visit Museum of Communism (V Celnici 1031/4, 118 00 Nové Město)