Each term IPUP hosts a range of events for both the academic community and the general public. You can look specifically for public lectures, seminars and conferences or previous events

Upcoming events:



Art is My Weapon: The Radical Musical Life of Lin Jaldati

An event supported by IPUP at the University of York


Remembering Across the Iron Curtain Conference 3-4 September 2018

A two day conference examining how people, societies and states dealt with and understood the Holocaust and its aftereffects.

Previous events:

Call for Papers: Remembering Across the Iron Curtain. The Emergence of Holocaust Memory in the Cold War Era

Tuesday 30 January 2018

A Joint Conference of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York and the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, September 3-4, 2018.

Placeless Memories Conference

Friday 14 July 2017

Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past event exploring the nature of digital memories and identites

Objects, Stories and the Makings of Military Memory - York Festival of Ideas

Monday 12 June 2017

Inkwells made from horses hooves, a mounted moose head, a bullet-damaged cigarette case and a scrap of coffee stained silk; randomly eclectic objects and the stories woven around them.

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