Lest We Forget – presentation in New York

April 16, 2015
Lest We Forget – presentation in New York

The reader “Lest We Forget – Memory of Totalitarianism” was introduced by the editor of the book Ms. Gillian Purves at the Czech Center New York on Thursday 2 and Thursday 9 April 2015, as part of the Czech Center’s Acts of Courage programme, which will continue until 8 May. The screening of a...

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Discussion “Searching for the Czech identity II“ in Prague on 22 April 2015

April 15, 2015
Discussion “Searching for the Czech identity II“ in Prague on 22 April 2015

Public discussion “Searching for the Czech identity II – Elites versus role models“ took place on 22 April 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Centre for Contemporary Art DOX, Poupětova 1, Praha 7 Moderator was Mr Jan Urban, New York University Guests: Prof. Jan Sokol...

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Platform condemns Russian court verdict on Memorial

March 12, 2015

Prague, 12 March 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience condemns yesterday’s court verdict placing the Human Rights Center of Memorial on the list of so-called foreign agents. The aim of the regime is clearly to hinder the work of the well-known and...

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Committee of National Remembrance visits Platform’s Prague office

March 5, 2015

On 5 March 2015, the Committee of National Remembrance from Hungary, member organisation of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience, visited the Platform`s office in Prague. Chairperson of the Committee Ms Réka Földváryné Kiss and Platform Managing Director Ms Neela Winkelman continued the...

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Call on Russia to fully open its archives

March 5, 2015

Warsaw / Prague 5 March 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is deeply concerned about the Russian activity in the field of remembrance and about the return to propaganda based on the worst Stalin’s legacy. The Platform considers the declassification and publication...

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Platform concerned about escalating developments in Russia

March 5, 2015
Platform concerned about escalating developments in Russia

Prague / Brussels, 5 March 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is alarmed about the excalating situation in Russia. The suppression of political opposition and another ban on entry for a democratic representative of the EU are clearly happening hand in hand...

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Platform Board visits Budapest

March 3, 2015
Platform Board visits Budapest

On 2 – 3 March 2015 the Board of the Platform – Göran Lindblad, Paweł Ukielski, Siegfried Reiprich, Zsolt Szilágyi and Neela Winkelmann visited Budapest. They were hosted by the Hungarian Committee of National Remembrance, Member of the Platform. They held meetings with Dr....

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