Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena


The Kolleg regularly organizes conferences and workshops. Our focal point of the year is the Annual Conference, usually held in Jena, which assembles a large group of international scholars. Smaller workshops and scholarly conferences organised jointly with partner institutions are held both in Jena and elsewhere. As a matter of course, the Kolleg and its community are present at international gatherings such as ASEEES conventions or the Deutsche Historikertag.

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Conference "Space in Holocaust Research"

Conference Committee: Janine Fubel (Berlin), Alexandra Klei (Berlin/Hamburg), Katrin Stoll (Imre Kertész Kolleg), Annika Wienert (Bonn/Warszawa)

23. - 26. March 2020
Venue: Universität Hamburg, “Pferdestall”, Allende-Platz 1

'Space in Holocaust Research' is the first conference in Germany to examine space as a central category of Holocaust research from a theoretical and methodological perspective. The organizers seek to combine inter- and transdisciplinary discussions of a spatial turn in the humanities with recent research on the Holocaust and its legacy. The paradigm of space will allow for cross-disciplinary discussions on central issues of Holocaust research and for a prolific integration of new approaches. The…