Children and War: Past and Present 2010

Welcome to the homepage of the international multidisciplinary conference on Children and War: Past and Present to be held at the University of Salzburg, Austria, on 30 September - 2 October 2010.

Organised by the University of Salzburg and the University of Wolverhampton, UK.

The aim is to bring together scholars from various academic disciplines, practitioners in the field, representatives of governmental and non-governmental institutions and the media, who are engaged in research on any topic and theme on ‘Children and War’, ranging from the experience of war, flight, displacement and resettlement, relief and rehabilitation work, gender issues, persecution, trafficking, abuse and prostitution, trauma and amnesia, the trans-generational impact of persecution, individual and collective memory, educational issues, films and documentaries, artistic and literary approaches, to remembrance and memorials, and questions of theory and methodology.

We are most grateful for the generous support received from both universities, the University of Salzburg and the University of Wolverhampton.

The conference is organised by:

  • Wolfgang Aschauer, University of Salzburg
  • Helga Embacher, University of Salzburg
  • Darek Galasinski, University of Wolverhampton
  • Olga Kozlowska, University of Wolverhampton
  • Albert Lichtblau, University of Salzburg
  • Grazia Prontera, University of Salzburg
  • Johannes-Dieter Steinert, University of Wolverhampton

Programme and Abstracts

View abstracts from Children and War: Past and Present 2010:

Full conference programme of speakers.