2109, 2016

The sixth volume of History of Communism in Europe was released

21 September 2016|Carousel news, Doctoral students, General Public, Master, Middle School, Periodicals, Publications, School students, Teachers|

Zeta Books Publishing House released the latest issue of the IICCMER academic journal History of Communism in Europe, vol. 6/ 2015, on the topic (Dis)Embedding. The Institutionalization of the Social Memory of Totalitarian Pasts: Practices, Politics, Arts. 20th century Europe faced several forms of authoritarian or even totalitarian regimes. 21st century Europe aims at building democratic societies and at learning from the struggles of the past, an endeavor that implies, on one hand, a close and honest look at history and a careful work in institutionalizing the various collective memories of the European communities, on the other. The question of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

1204, 2016

IICCMER launches its Volunteer and Mentorship Program for the Youth

12 April 2016|General Public, Master, Middle School, School students|

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) announced the launch of its Volunteer and Mentorship Program for the Youth, organized during April – August 2016. The first module will have a duration of three months, after which new sessions will be organized If you are under 26 years old and want to get involved in projects that can expand minds and change mentalities, we welcome your resume, together with the application form, at voluntar@www.iiccmer.ro by April 30, 2016. If you are among the 5 selected persons for our program, you will [...]

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 [...]

1102, 2016

The Status of the Criminal Complaints filed by the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile

11 February 2016|Criminal complaints, Doctoral students, General Public, Master, Press releases, School students, Special investigations, Teachers|

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) publishes a list of the criminal complaints it filed since its foundation until the present day, mentioning the current status for each as it was communicated to us by the competent authorities. The criminal complaints are just a part of the activities of the Institute as stated by Government Decision no. 1.372/2009 regarding the creation, organization and functioning of IICCMER. The list below only comprises those cases in which enough evidence had been found regarding the guilt of the doers so as to allow [...]

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