Thursday, 07 Nov 2019
Claude Haas/Matthias Schwartz (ZfL)
Jörg Morré (Director German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst)
Panel I – Cold War Mythologies of the Battle
- Elena V. Baraban (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg): Heroes and Foes: The Politics of Characterization in Soviet Films about the Battle of Stalingrad
- Philip Decker (Oxford University): The Battle of Stalingrad in Newspapers of the Late GDR
- Benjamin Hemmerle (Grenoble Alpes University): Stalingrad – A French Myth
Panel Discussion – Exhibiting War: Stalingrad in European Museum
- Jörg Echternkamp (Director, Center for Military History and Social Sciences of the Bundeswehr, Potsdam)
- Sergei Ivaniuk (Deputy Director, Panorama Museum "Battle of Stalingrad", Volgograd)
- Sarah Kleinmann (Cultural anthropologist, Berlin)
chaired by Jörg Morré
Friday, 08 Nov 2019
Panel II – Witnessing the Battle: Perspectives from Near and Far
- Dmitry Belov (Central Museum of the Armed Forces, Moscow): Live Stories. The Battle of Stalingrad from the Perspective of Participants and Eyewitnesses
- Eugen Wenzel (Berlin): The Demythologization of Stalingrad in a Gestapo Prison in the Year 1945
Panel III – Fictionalizing the Victory: Early Literary Narrations
- Franziska Thun-Hohenstein (ZfL): The Lieutenants' Perspective. On Viktor Nekrasov's "In the Trenches of Stalingrad"
- Sibylle Mohrmann (Berlin): Myths of Love and Death: The First Novels on the Battle of Stalingrad
Panel IV – Remembering the Triumph: Early Ambivalent Representations
- Robert Chandler (London): Vasily Grossman. Remembering Stalingrad
- Dirk Rochtus (KU Leuven): Stalingrad: A Myth Hiding the Ideological Doubts of East German Poets Johannes R. Becher and Franz Fühmann?
- Nina Tumarkin (Wellesley College): What Has Happened to Russian War Memory and the Myth of Iconic Stalingrad?
Saturday, 09 Nov 2019
Panel V – Work on Myth: Literary Reconstructions and Transcriptions
- Ian Garner (Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario): Writing the Past, the Future, and the Self: Post-War Reconstruction and the Stalingrad Myth
- Daniel Weidner (ZfL): "30 days or 300 years.". Myth and Montage in Alexander Kluge’s "Description of the Battle"
- Michael E. Auer (LMU Munich): Encirclement and Teichoscopy. Heiner Müller’s Stalingrad Tragedy
Panel VI – Post-Socialist Revivals: Political und Public Reinterpretations
- Egor Lykov (ETH Zurich): The Stalingrad Myth in the Digitalized Space. Memory, Conventions, and Controversies
- Alexander Chertenko (FU Berlin): Nationalizing the Soviet Past. Donbass as a New Stalingrad in Russian Literature and Publicism after 2014
- Ivan Kurilla (European University, St. Petersburg): The Battle of Stalingrad in the Contemporary Political Landscape of Russia
Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung