The place of absence and the spaces of the absent: the legacies of the 20th century (de)population movements in Europe and beyond

CERI, 56 rue Jacob, 75006 Paris
Thursday 24th and Friday 25th March 2022

Jeudi 24 mars

12.30 – 14.30
This panel is organised is the case of the seminar “Mémoires et patrimonialisations des migrations” of the EHESS.

Neža Čebron Lipovec,University of Primorska – Koper/Capodistria, Slovenia – “Intertwined metamorphoses: modern architecture and population change in postwar northern Istria”. 

Petra Kavreč, Universty of Primorska – Koper/Capodistria, Slovenia – The absence of the “other side” of the territory. The territorial discontinuity with the new Yugoslavian-Italian border.

14.30 – 15.00 : Café

15.00 – 16.30

Maria Kokkinou, CEFRES- Prague – Before and after them: spaces of refuge, spaces of expulsion in Eastern Europe through the example of the refugees of Greek civil war 

Ewa Tartakowsky, CNRS- Institut des sciences sociales du politique – Nanterre, France – Auschwitz: a research in times of pandemic

17.00 – 18.30

Cornelia Eisler, BKGE – Oldenburg, Germany – A present absence. Germans from Eastern Europe and the expellee museums in West Germany.

Olga Sezneva, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands – Lost-And-Found: The Poiesis of Home in a Dispossessed Land. Tales from Königsberg-Kaliningrad.Vendredi 25 mars

9.30 – 11.15

Elena Soler, Charles University – Prague, Czech Republic – Long-lasting ethnicized silences and the imagined (national) community: reflections on a new theoretical approach

Nadège Ragaru, CNRS/CERI – Sciences Po Paris, France – Seeking Jewish Survivors from Northern Greece in the 1960s: West German Magistrates and the Transnational Story of a Quest for Traces

Katja Hrobat Virloget, University of Primorska – Koper/Capodistria, Slovenia – The silence as absence in Istria. Memory and forgetting of the Istrian exodus, the past and future

11.15 – 11.30 :  Café

11.30 – 12.45

Michèle Baussant, CNRS/ CEFRES – Prag, Czech Republic – What absences shape memories of the colonial displaced?

Catherine Perron, FNSP/CERI – Sciences Po Paris, France – The place of the loss. Expulsions and lost homelands in the German memorial landscape.

14.30 : Round Table

Yael Navaro, University of Cambridge, Cambrigde UK
Antonela Capelle-Pogacean, FNSP/CERI – Sciences Po Paris, France
Evelyne Ribert, CNRS – IIAC, Paris, France

Responsables scientifiques : 
Catherine Perron, FNSP/CERI – Sciences Po Paris
Michèle Baussant, CNRS/ CEFRES
Katja Hrobat Virloget, University of Primorska