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Noteworthy news about upcoming exhibitions, performances, archival collections, as well as academic events and projects

November 29th, 2021

CFP: Beyond Friendships. Regional Cultural Transfer in the Art of the ‘70s

Artpool Art Research Center and the Central European Research Institute for Art History (KEMKI) are organizing a conference in May 2022 to investigate the possibility of applying the concept of cultural transfer to the field of transnational art histories of the Central-East European region.
June 7th, 2021

CFP: Art beyond the Politics: Africa and the ‘Other’ Europe during the Cold War

An international conference exploring transcontinental cultural relations, representations, and imaginations that occurred and developed between the countries of Africa and Eastern and Central Europe during the Cold War era.
March 4th, 2021

The Secret Police and Study of Religions:
Archives, Communities and Contested Memories in Central and Eastern Europe

On 18th – 19th March 2021, a two-day closing conference of the Hidden Galleries project will take place.
March 3rd, 2021

An Evening with Resistance Studies!

A keynote lecture by Professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat (Professor of History and Italian Studies, NYU),  ‘How to Resist a Strongman: Lessons from a Century of Authoritarian Rule’ will take place online on Tuesday, 9 March 2021 at 7 PM Dublin Time/8 PM CET.
March 2nd, 2021

Methodologies of Working in Cold War Archives. Facts, Values and Archival Ecologies

The workshop "Methodologies of Working in Cold War Archives. Facts, Values and Archival Ecologies" organized by Blinken Open Society Archives, Central European University (Budapest) will take place on 14-16 October 2021.
November 27th, 2020

CFP: 7th International Forum for Doctoral Candidates in East European Art History

The Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin will host the 7th International Forum for Doctoral Candidates in East European Art History on May 6th and 7th 2021.
November 20th, 2020

New project launched to explore archival collections of Eastern European dissidents exiled in France during the Cold War

Recipient of a recent award by the CollEx-Persée in its 2019–2020 call for funding, the project DISSINVENT – DISSidences de l’Est en exil : INVENTaire, histoires, pratiques documentaires joins the growing international efforts to reinforce the collaborative work between researchers and heritage institutions in the handling of archives and collections.
October 29th, 2020

Kristóf Nagy: Debates over the Tendencies Exhibition Series (1980–81)

ARTMARGINS online journal has recently published an article "Whose Land, Their Art? Debates over the Tendencies Exhibition Series (1980–81)" by Nep4Dissent member Kristóf Nagy. 
October 12th, 2020

Through the Lens of the Secret Police: Images of the Religious Underground in Eastern Europe

The exhibition “Through the lens of the secret police: Images from the religious underground in Eastern Europe” has been opened in Cork and will run from October 9th until March 31st 2021.
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