Invitation: The 7th Annual Liberal Herald title Stories, Histories Memories


You are cordially invited to our 7the annual Liberal Herald titled Stories, Histories, Memories, which will take place this Friday and Saturday  on 20th a 21st November from 13:00 do 20:00 pm. 

Conference revolves around questions of the politics of memory, remembering, working through cultural traumas, and their interconnections with the problems of democracy of our times, as well as philosophical questions of history, historicity, and temporality.  The Liberal Herald is an interdisciplinary platform bringing together students as well as experts from many corners of  the world. It has been established and is run by the BISLA students, alumni, and faculty. 

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It is possible to take part in the two keynotes and the final roundtable through ZOOM: link to register:

1. Keynote |Friday 18:30 - 20:00 CET - Charles Sabatos (Department of English Language and Literature, Yeditepe University, Istanbul)
Bratislava as a cultural borderland in the Danubian narratives of Leigh Fermor and Magris

2. Keynote |Saturday 16:45 - 17:45 CET - Phil Gamaghelyan (Joan B. Kroc School of Peace, University of San Diego)
Memory as an obstacle to peace in the Caucasus region

Roundtable on Politics of Memory in the Time of Rising Authoritarian Populism|Saturday 18:00 - 19:30 CET
Fahd Humayun (Pakistan), Emery Kalema (Dem. Republic of Congo), Ehud Eiran (US/Israel), Robert Sata (Hungary), Carla Habif (Brasil), Houda Mzioudet (Tunisia) 2020 Schedule.pdf