1204, 2016

How do you represent communism in one image Poster Contest

12 April 2016|Carousel news, Conferences, Doctoral students, Events, General Public, Master, Middle School, School students, Students, Teachers|

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) decided to launch a challenge addressed to young artists and more. The way in which today’s youth think about the totalitarian period is important not only because it reveals the degree of knowing and understanding a certain period that still affects the Romanian society, but also informs on what we can improve. If so far we have only organized graphic art or essay contests addressed to pupils, we wanted to provide more young people with an opportunity to express their view on communism. And [...]

1104, 2016

The Photo Exhibition on the Destinies of Former Political Prisoners EXPUNERI, Available until April 22 at I.L.Caragiale National College in Bucharest

11 April 2016|Conferences, Events, Exhibitions, General Public|

During April 5-22, 2016, IICCMER organizes, at I.L.Caragiale National College in Bucharest, the exhibition EXPUNERI [en. Displays], which presents the destinies of 30 political prisoners from communist Romania through family albums photographs, photos taken during detention or after their release. The project was initiated by our late beloved colleague Dana Cenuşă (National Administration of Penitentiaries). The speakers at the launching organized on April 5 were Irina Hasnaș, IICCMER expert and project coordinator, Nina Moica, the Association of Former Political Prisoners in Romania (AFDPR), Lucian Vasile, Head of Education and Memory Office, and Adrian Drăgușanu, history teacher at I.L.Caragiale National College. [...]

2103, 2016

IICCMER also supported this year’s edition of the Documentary Film Festival ONE WORLD ROMANIA

21 March 2016|Conferences, Events, General Public|

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) was the partner of the 9th edition of the International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ONE WORLD ROMANIA, which took place in Bucharest during March 21-27, 2016. Organized by the One World Romania Association and the Bucharest Czech Center, this year’s festival was organized under the motto “Sweetener-free movies. Borderless experiences” and   focused on some of the most pressing problems of society today, events that cross any kind of border. “The public imaginary is dominated by the shattering of European borders, by the hundreds [...]

2402, 2016

The Women during Communism Conference took place on March 3 in Bucharest

24 February 2016|Conferences, Doctoral students, Events, General Public, Master, Middle School, School students, Students, Teachers|

Thursday, March 3, at the National Library of Romania, the Conference Women during Communism. Collective and Individual Destinies took place. The conference opened with the presentation of the special guest, British journalist Jessica Douglas-Home, and continued with the presentations of IICCMER experts Irina Hasnaş-Hubbard, Constantin Vasilescu, Ioana Manolache and Mariana-Alina Urs. The general themes addressed by the guests aimed to provide a general overview of women’s detention during the communist period through figures and statistics, but also a particular one through several case studies such as the one of philosopher and man of letters Alice Voinescu or artist Lena Constante. The [...]

1701, 2016

Evghenia Ghinzburg’s diary was launched on Friday, February 5

17 January 2016|Articles, Book of the month, Carousel news, Conferences, Doctoral students, Events, General Public, Master, Publications, School students, Students, Teachers|

On Friday, February 5, at Cărturești Verona Tea-house, Corint Publishing House and the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) launched the volume Into the Whirlwind. Diary by Evghenia Ghinzburg. Published with the support of the IICCMER, the book is considered to be one of the most important testimonies about the Stalin’s regime of terror. With an impressive attention to detail, a strong power and an invincible spirit, Ghinzburg describes the years, days and minutes spent in prisons and labor camps, including the two years spent in solitary confinement. Antoaneta Olteanu (PhD at the Faculty [...]

311, 2015

IICCMER organized the first edition of the workshop "Advocacy for museums of communism in Romania"

3 November 2015|Carousel news, Conferences, Events, General Public, Press releases|

Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile (IICCMER) organized in the period from October 29-November 1, 2015, at Sfântu Gheorghe, Covasna, a national workshop Plea for museums of communism in Romania, the first meeting of the national network of museums and dedicated to dealing with the Communist past. The event in Sfântu Gheorghe launched a series of meetings that will bring together curators, historians, history teachers, sociologists, architects, project managers and other specialists from the country and abroad concerned about Communist totalitarian past memorializarea. The main objective is the realization of an exchange [...]

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