CONFERENCE JINAN 27-29 August 2015

The International Committee for the History of the Second World War held a conference during the 22nd Congress of CISH in Jinan, China, August 2015


 Organizer: Joan Beaumont:  The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

The proceedings focused on two interrelated themes: Cultural reflection on World War II; World War II in Asia: problems and legacy

­–Tanja PENTER (Heidelberg University): Visual artists, World War II victims and victimization processes in Belarus

–Bozo REPE (University of Ljubljana) Impact of the Artistic Production about World War II on Yugoslav Society and on the Disintegration of the State

–Chantal KESTELOOT (SOMA/CEGES Brussels): War in arts and fiction (and its impact on European collective memories in the 19th and 20th centuries

–Dieter POHL (Universität Klagenfurt, Institut für Geschichte): World War II in East European Film 1955-1985

–Martijn EICKHOFF(Radboud University Nijmegen): The legacies of the 'Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere' in archaeology: the Japanese Borobudur-excavation (Java; Autumn 1943) as a case study

–Alya AGLAN (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne): Representations of war through the joint reading of two novels: French Suite Irene Nemirovsky (2002) and The Silence of the Sea Vercors (1942).

–David ULBRICH (Rogers State University): Cultural Constructions and Media Representations of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Pacific War

–Bernd MARTIN (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg): From the Pacific War to Good Neighbourliness

–Fumitaka KUROSAWA (Tokyo Women’s Christian University): Reconsideration of Perceptions of Modern History in Post-war Japan

–Peter ROMIJN (NIOD, Amsterdam): The Limits of Military Justice - the failure of persecuting crimes of war committed by Dutch troops in Indonesia, 1946-1949

–Hu DEKUN (Council of Chinese Association for the WWII): The Legacy of World War II: An Investigation on the Early Post War Territorial Polices of Japan and the Cause of the Territorial Disputes in East Asia

–Kiyofumi KATO (The National Institute of Japanese Literature, Tokyo): The Soviet Entry into the Pacific War and the Establishment of a New Order in Northeast Asia: Japanese Repatriation in International Politics

–Joan BEAUMONT (Australian National University) The politics of burying dead in Asia after World