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WELCOME

 
If we are indifferent to gender-based violence, the earth and humankind are in danger and we are all responsible. - Denis Mukwege


The international conference "War Memories 2020/21" is delighted to welcome Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Pr. Dr. Denis Mukwege as a Guest of Honour (this is subject to the evolution of the international sanitary crisis and the death threats against him). Pr. Dr. Mukwege will deliver a speech which will be followed by a round table with Colette Braeckman (Journalist, specializing in Central Africa and cowriter of the documentary The Man Who Mends Women: The Wrath of Hippocrates), Michel Prum (Professor), Jérôme Blanchot (Gynaecologist, presence to be confirmed).


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Keynote speeches
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- Stéphanie Bélanger (Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, Canada): Voice or Loyalty? Dealing with Memories in the Armed Forces
- Jonathan Bignell (Reading University, United Kingdom): Television and Ephemerality: Remembering and Forgetting War
- Terence McSweeney (London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom, co-director   of Blowback:  The  9/11  Wars  in  Global  Film (2019),  Best  Documentary  Short  at  the  Respect  Human  Rights Film  Festival  in  Belfast): Film as Cultural Battleground: War, Conflict and Human Rights in Contemporary Global Cinema
- Daniel Palmieri (International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland): “Now, the World without me”. Humanitarians and Sexual Violence in Time of War

Education plays an essential role in nurturing civilized societies that believe in tolerance and peace. Therefore, we must invest in our children because children, like a blank slate, can be taught tolerance and co-existence instead of hatred and sectarianism. - Nadia Murad

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. - Nelson Mandela

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. - Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

In 2020/2021, to mark the tenth anniversary of the active and fruitful collaboration on the theme of war memories, our research groups – ACE (Rennes), 3L.AM (Le Mans), and  the Royal Military College of Canada  (Kingston, Ontario), assisted by an international scientific committee (Australia, Canada, France, India, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America...) – would like to offer researchers and members of civil society the opportunity to participate in workshop discussions on the subject of sexual violence and abuse perpetuated as a weapon of war, and on the fate of children in wartime.

The Conference will take place on two sites at Le Mans (France):

 On 22nd June 2021:
Opening session of the Conference

On 23rd and 24th June 2021:

Le Mans Université

Musee Archeologie Histoire
Museum of Archaeology and History

 

ORGANISERS

 

 Rennes 2

 ACE



EPIC

 

 Le Mans

 3L.AM

 RMC



PARTNERS

      

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 Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7


ICT

 


GRER

 


 

CICR

 

 ERIMIT



Région Pays de la Loire


 

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TWITTER OFFICIAL ACCOUNT

All new information about the conference will be posted on our twitter account @warmem2020. Please follow us!

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CALL FOR PAPERS AND SUBMISSIONS

Click here to see the call for papers in French

Click here to see the call for papers in English

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE : 30th JANUARY 2021

All submissions will be considered after the deadline of 30th January 2021.

Please send your abstract (350 words) and biography (200 words) directly to the conference website. You will need to create an account in the Submission section before filling up the fields required and uploading your document (see information on the conference website).

We will not be able to give you any news concerning the acceptance of your work before 30th January 2021.


You will find below a few elements to help you with the platform.

Mini guide to adding a submission: Add_a_submission.pdf

 

PUBLICATION AFTER THE CONFERENCE

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After the Conference, and by the end of June 2020, we invite you to submit a written version of your conference paper which will be considered for inclusion in the peer-reviewed selection of articles to be published, we hope, in 2022. 

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Welcome to the website of the International Conference on War Memories organised by Rennes 2 University (France), Le Mans University (France) and the Royal Military College (Kingston, Canada) ! 

This website is designed to give you all the necessary information about the conference. The content will be updated regularly and new sections will appear following the evolution of the project.

If you have any questions, you can reach us via the @ Contact section of the website.

 

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 CRISIS - CONFERENCE UPDATE

Given the ongoing sanitary crisis, the Warmem 2020 Organizing Committee has made the decision to postpone the conference to June 2021.

Our thoughts go to those who are affected by the virus, and to those who are fighting on the frontline against the pandemic.

 

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