International Congress: Decolonizing Museums and Resignifying Monuments (November, 20-22, 2024)

Call for Papers, deadline 15 July 2024
Decolonizing Museums and Resignifiying Monuments

Dear colleagues,

We cordially invite you to contribute your cutting-edge research to the international conference Decolonizing Museums and Resignifying Monuments. The event is scheduled to take place in Madrid, Spain, on November 20-22, 2024 at the National University of Distance Education (UNED).

This conference aims to bring together experts from different fields and countries to discuss decolonization processes from various perspectives and experiences. We encourage discussions to be grounded on case studies while also incorporating concepts, frameworks, questions, and arguments from various sectoral and disciplinary perspectives.

The Congress’s main goals are:

  • -To promote an informed and interdisciplinary discussion on the  decolonization of museums and the resignification of monuments.

-To promote an cross-sectoral dialogue between academics, museologists, museum and memorial workers, cultural managers and mediators, artists and activists.

-To meet, exchange, learn and systematize initiatives of decolonization and resignification in different socio-cultural contexts.

-To facilitate the creation of a critical community on decolonization, made up of academics, cultural managers, museologists and artists, among others.

-To promote academic-social initiatives in this regard.

The deadline for submission is July 15th, 2024.

Also, you can find more information and the guidelines for submission proposal here:

We hope to spark your interest and look forward to receiving your proposal soon. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us:




Mariana Stoler

Investigadora Posdoctoral del Programa Margarita Salas

Departamento de Historia Social y del Pensamiento Político

Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología

Calle del Obispo Trejo, 2 28040 Madrid


Miembro de:

Proyecto de Investigación “Territorios de la Memoria. Otras Culturas, otros espacios en Iberoamérica, Siglos XX y XXI” (Referencia: PID2020-113492RB-I00)

Proyecto de Investigación 101086106---- “MAKINGHISTORIES (HORIZON TMA MSCA Staff Exchanges)”, EUROPEAN RESEARCH EXECUTIVE AGENCY (REA)