Aftershock – University of Copenhagen

AfterShock: Post-traumatic cultures since the Great War

May 22nd – 24th 2013

Location: University of Copenhagen

Theme of Conference:
The conference focuses on historical and contemporary issues related to post-combat (personal) and post-war (collective) trauma as well as its expressions in culture. Our intention is to create a forum within which to discuss the nature of post-trauma in military and civilian psychology, social and cultural history, film studies, literary and art criticism.

Conference Organizers:
The Department of English, German and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen is hosting the conference.

  • Department of History, Grand Valley State University
  • Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen
  • Centre for Research and Expertise, Danish Veterans Centre, Danish Military Academy

Organizing committee:
Dr Peter Leese, English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen
Dr Andrew Miller, English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen
Dr Jason Crouthamel, Department of History, Grand Valley State University
Dr. Jesper Kragh, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen