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Bringing Conflict Home Conference

American D-Day Memorial



Taking place at the University of York on the 11th and 12th May 2017, between 9am-6pm on both days, this conference will bring together scholars from a wide range of disciplines to examine how conflict permeates the domestic sphere.

Please note that due to the limited number of places we have had to restrict purchase to one place per person. If you require to purchase more places please contact us.

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Detailed Description

Whereas the term 'home' is commonly associated with familiarity and safety, 'conflict' evokes the opposite sense.  War often enters the home as quotidian lived experience; critics such as Mary A. Favret address the concept of 'wartime' as a distinct and culturally-constructed temporality.  Conflict enforces migration; it creates Diasporas and exiles, in turn reorienting our imaginative perception of home.

‘Bringing Conflict Home’ aims to bridge past and present with a historical perspective as well as a contemporary one.

The Conference will take place in The Bowland Auditorium, located within the Berrick Saul Building between 9am and 6pm.

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