Call for Papers: What Remains of Galicia?

Gravestone of Leah Kohen, born in Galicia, in the Jewish cemetery in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Photo © Ruth Ellen Gruber


We are happy to share this  call for papers for the conference What Remains of Galicia: Continuities – Ruptures – Perspectives 

April 19-20, 2018

Place: Vienna, Austria

Organizer: the PhD program “Austrian Galicia and its multicultural heritage” (University of Vienna) in cooperation with the Institute for Human Sciences and its program „Ukraine in European Dialogue“

Deadline for Proposals:  September 30, 2017

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In accordance with the orientation of the PhD program the conference is to be interdisciplinary.

Organizers are looking forward to contributions from various disciplines dealing with historical Galicia as well as today’s western Ukraine and southern Poland, with the focus on the following aspects:

everyday life, gender, kinship, the church as an institution, migration, nation-building, post-socialism, languages, the city as a place of remembrance, transformation processes, the environment, administration/law/state entities, science and scholarship.


Proposals, consisting of an abstract, brief CV and contact details (e-mail address, telephone number, postal address), are to be sent by September 30, 2017, to the following address:

Click here to find full details both on conference topics and submission of proposals.


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