208, 2018

The International Conference Totalitarian Buildings of Memory and Conscience will take place on 20 August in Bucharest

2 August 2018|Articles, Carousel news, Doctoral students, Events, General Public, Master, Press releases, Students, Teachers|

Bucharest, 2nd of August 2018. The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) and The Platform of European Memory and Conscience are pleased to invite you to join us during the works of the international conference "Totalitarian Buildings of Memory and Conscience", which is to be held in Bucharest, Romania, Hotel Sheraton, on the 20th of August 2018, between 09:30 - 17:30. An international working conference to examine the situation of major totalitarian prisons which stand empty today in a number of European countries and the possibilities of their preservation as European sites [...]

1210, 2017

The Best Specialists in the History of Science, at the International Conference Breaking the Wall: A National and Transnational Perspective on East-European Science (1945-1990)

12 October 2017|Conferences, Events, General Public, Press releases|

During October 11-12, 2017, The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), Faculté des Lettres, Langues et Sciences Humaines – Université D’Angers and Centre de Recherches Historiques de l’Ouest (CERHIO) organized, in Bucharest, the International Conference Breaking the wall: A national and transnational perspective on East-European Science (1945-1990). The event reunited the best specialists in the history of science from various areas: history, biology, medicine, genetics, sociology, philosophy, in order to get a larger perspective over the way politics and scientific research influenced each other during the communist regime in [...]

1105, 2017

Call for collection of objects for the future Museum of Communist Crimes in Romania (MCCR)

11 May 2017|Events, Exhibitions, General Public|

In line with its legal mandate and responding to a legitimate expectation of the Romanian society of the past three decades, the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) launches a campaign in order to collect objects that were produced or used during the communist regime. The purpose of this campaign is putting together a collection of artifacts to create a basis for a future museum of communist crimes in Romania, dealing with the entire spectrum of the dictatorship of the proletariat, and, until the museum opening, to be used in the exhibitions [...]

411, 2016

Opération Villages Roumains: A model of European solidarity The reaction against the communist project of systematizing the villages (1988-1989)

4 November 2016|Carousel news, Conferences, Events, General Public, IICCMER events about exile, Press releases|

Bucharest, October 21, 2016. The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) organizes on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at Jockey Club in Bucharest (9 Episcopiei Street), the colloquium “Opération Villages Roumains: A Model of European Solidarity. The Reaction against the Communist Project of Systematizing the Villages (1988-1989)”. The communist regime viewed the systematization of the villages as a last stage of an economic program meant to level the quality of life for the entire Romanian population. The project aimed to destroy 7-8,000 of villages, merging them into agro-industrial centers, and to move the rural population [...]

1805, 2016

The Communism in Romania Exhibition opened on May 18 at the Romanian Athenaeum

18 May 2016|Carousel news, Conferences, Doctoral students, Events, Exhibitions, General Public, Master, Middle School, School students, Students, Teachers|

The Institute for the Investigation of Communism Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) and the Konrad Adenauer Romania Foundation organized on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the varnishing of the Communism in Romania exhibition, which presents the history of the key moments of the period 1944-1989 in representative images. Initially, the exhibition offers its visitors an overview of the repression and the anti-communist resistance, so that in the fall of this year to extend to other sections related to the totalitarian period. Thus, the permanent exhibition of the future Museum of Communism will cover topics such as the [...]

2104, 2016

The Exhibition Piteşti Phenomenon: between darkness and light could be visited on Sunday in Piteşti

21 April 2016|Conferences, Events, General Public|

On Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the Piteşti Prison Memorial, the Exhibition Piteşti Phenomenon: between darkness and light was open for the public. Organized by the Piteşti Prison Memorial Foundation with the support of the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER), the exhibition provided the visitor with a personal approach, informing him about the unimaginable experience from Piteşti through the most powerful possible means: the testimonies of the prisoners, victims of the “reeducation by torture”. The event was organized in the basement of the Correction pavilion of the former Piteşti penitentiary on [...]

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