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 [...]

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 [...]

2710, 2015

"Who is studying the history of Communism is better suited for democracy." 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION brought together inspectors from history to discuss educational strategies in recent history

27 October 2015|Conferences, Events, General Public, Press releases, Teachers, Workshops|

Bucharest, 27 October 2015. Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile (1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION) organized during the period October 23-25, 2010, in Bucharest, National Conference of inspectors in history, an event designed to facilitate the exchange of experience and good practice in relation to teaching and promoting interest in the history of communism and, more generally, of recent history. The meeting, organized in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Ministry of education and scientific research, inspectors of all the counties have discussed their experiences in implementing projects at local level and [...]

704, 2014

Şcoala Altfel (A different school) Educational Program at IICCMER: Human Rights in the Recent History of Romania

7 April 2014|Events, General Public, Middle School, School students, Students, Teachers|

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER), in partnership with the Ministry of National Education, is currently undertaking in Bran the program “A Different School: Human Rights in the Recent History of Romania”, addressed to high school students. Until April 10th, 20 students from all across the country are participating in creative workshops, film projections, presentations made the IICCMER experts, visits at the historical landmarks and other sociocultural activities meant to draw their interest towards studying the history of the communist regime in Romania.

303, 2014

IICCMER organized a new training program addressed to teachers in Buzău

3 March 2014|General Public, Teachers|

Through these training and advanced courses, IICCMER aims to contribute to the acknowledgement of the values represented by human rights among teachers, as well as students, and to develop an education model fundamentally different from that of the paternalist education. The starting point is the retrospective-critical view on the status of human rights during the communist regime. The project promotes a type of teaching undertaken from the perspective of the pedagogy of freedom, having as fundamental benchmarks the education for diversity and the gender dimension, education for the respect of minorities of any kind, education for the active defense of [...]

303, 2014

The National Contest for High School Students “A Day in Communism: Pages from a <> Diary”

3 March 2014|General Public, School students contests, Students, Teachers|

IICCMER, in partnership with the Ministry of National Education and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, organizes the national contest for highschool students “A Day in Communism: Pages from a <<Secret>> Diary” („O zi in comunism: file de jurnal «secret»”). The contest aims to encourage students to use their imagination and creativity to write an essay on the above mentioned topic in the form of an entry from a personal diary. Thus, the participants must choose a day from the 1944 - 1989 period and refer to the way the communist regime influenced people’s lives. Among the topics that can be covered are the [...]

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