1705, 2012

Legal Settlement of Communist Crimes Conference

17 May 2012|Events, Expert participation, General Public|

Prague/Brussels, 17 May, 2012.  The Platform of European Memory and Conscience organized an international conference “Legal Settlement of Communist Crimes“ which will be held on 5 June, 2012 in the European Parliament in Brussels. Raising the issue of justice for the most serious crimes committed by the Communist dictatorships in Central and Eastern Europe from the national to a European level, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience convened the international conference under the auspices of a number of prominent Members of the European Parliament including former Presidents of the Parliament Mr Hans-GertPöttering and Mr Jerzy Buzek. Please see www.memoryandconscience.eu for the [...]

2405, 2011

Colloquium: „Le cinéma entre contrôle et servilité?“, 24 May 2011

24 May 2011|Events, Expert participation, General Public|

Centre français de recherche en sciences sociales (CeFReS) - Prague in cooperation with the Faculty of Letters, Charles University (Prague) organised, on 24 May 2011, the Colloquium entitled „Le cinéma entre contrôle et servilité?“ Among the participants, one could mention the researchers from the CNRS - Atelier de recherche sur l’intermédialité et les arts du spectacle, L'Université de Lausanne, Masaryk University-Brno, University of East Anglia, the Faculty of Letters-Charles University (Prague), the Arts Academy in Prague (FAMU) etc. The IICCMER was represented by Ms. Damiana Oţoiu, director of the Diaspora and Minorities Department, who gave a lecture on pro-collectivisation propaganda [...]

405, 2011

Networking Meeting with Organisations Active in the Field of Memory and Remembrance. 3-4 May 2011

4 May 2011|Doctoral students, Events, Expert participation, General Public, Master, Middle School|

In the interval 3-4 May 2011, the European Commission organised, in Bruxelles and Mechelen, the International Conference Network Meeting with Organisations Active in the Field of Memory and Remembrance. The purpose of the Conference was to create and consolidate a network of active European organisations in the field of the memory of Nazi and communist crimes and to debate sensitive issues related to the approaching of the two totalitarianisms of the 20th century. Institutions from all over Europe, specialised in analysing and preserving the memory of Holocaust and of the communist crimes, were present in the event; among them, Genocide [...]

2903, 2011

Platform of European Memory and Conscience

29 March 2011|Events, Expert participation, General Public|

During the Public Hearing “What do Young Europeans Know about Totalitarianisms?” organized at the European Parliament on 29th of March  2011, the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience, adopted the following document concerning the education on human rights through the study of the recent past. IICCMER, as partner of the Platform, supports the measures drafted during this meeting. Platform of European Memory and Conscience download document (PDF)

2602, 2010

The International Conference “Crimes of the Communist Regimes”

26 February 2010|Doctoral students, Events, Expert participation, General Public, Master, Middle School, School students|

In the interval 24-26 February 2010, the International Conference Crimes of the Communist Regimes took place in Prague (The Czech Republic). The event was organised by the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes and  partner institutions from the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience. The Conference aimed at presenting an overview of the crimes committed by the communist regimes behind the Iron Curtain, evaluating them from a legal point of view and searching for possible solutions to the situation today. The main purpose of the reunion was centered on the reconciliation within post-communist societies and [...]

710, 2009

International Conference “Twenty Years After: Central and Eastern European Communist Regimes as a Shared Legacy”

7 October 2009|Doctoral students, Events, Expert participation, General Public, Master, Middle School, School students|

Prague, 6-7 October 2009 The Conference focused on the legacy of the non-democratic past of Central European countries. Taking into account the more common approaches stressing the radical nature of ruptures accompanying the demise of the communist regimes in the region, twenty years after the Fall, both the scientific community and the Central and Eastern European societies are probably ready to accept a more detailed account of prevailing – but also of transformed – social and political practices. The Conference was based on an interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary approach towards the late communist period of the 1980s and its legacy to [...]

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