September 21 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Raphaël Lemkin in Stockholm – Significance for his Work on “Axis Rule in Occupied Europe”
Mark Klamberg lectures (in English) about Raphaël Lemkin, professor of law, who defined the concept of genocide, first launched in his book Axis Rule in Occupied Europe "(1944). Lemkin resided as a refugee in Sweden 1940–1941 and was a teacher at Department of Law at Stockholm University.
September 28 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
The New Speakers of Wymysorys: the reconstitution of the local language and sociolinguistic identity in Wilamowice
Robert Borges, postdoctoral fellow at the Hugo Valentin Centre, presents his research project. Wymysorys is a severely endangered West Germanic language, spoken in the town of Wilamowice, Poland, on the border between Silesia and Lesser Poland. Despite complete cessation of intergenerational transmission, a group of children and young adults have begun speaking the language again.
October 5 at 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Restitution of Jewish Property in Post-Holocaust Bucharest, 1944-1950
Stefan Cristian Ionescu, Deputy University lecturer at the Hugo Valentin Centre, presents one of his research projects.
October 26 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Swedish post-Holocaust relief and rehabilitation of Jewish survivors, 1945–1960
Pontus Rudberg, postdoctoral fellow at the Hugo Valentin Centre, presents his research project.
November 9 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Individual ‘Intelligence’ and Educational ‘Ability’ in the Era of Brown v. Board (1954) and the National Defense Education Act (1958): Re-making Minority in an Educational Context
Jim Porter, postdoctoral Fellow at the Hugo Valentin Centre, presents his research.
November 16 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Presentation of project application
Title will announced later.
December 13 at 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Power, myths, materiality. A multilingual reflection over the conditions for knowledge production in times of political turbulence