Invitation to follow-up workshop “Preserving the Lesson of the Iron Curtain” on 10-11 July 2016 in Mikulov, Czech Republic

mikulov-branaFollowing the conference “Preserving the Lesson of the Iron Curtain” which took place on 24 May 2016 in Nürnberg, Germany, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience is cordially inviting to a follow-up WORKSHOP, which will take place on 10-11 July 2016 in the historic border town of Mikulov, Czech Republic.

The purpose of the workshop, planned for about 25 participants, is to get acquainted with a successful project – a memorial to 53 victims of the Iron Curtain created by the civic association Paměť outside Mikulov in 2013 and to discuss the possibilities of funding for similar projects aiming at commemorating the history and the people killed along the former Iron Curtain together with landscape and nature protection and soft tourism concepts.

Please find the programme and registration form of the workshop here.

We encourage especially those who have concrete projects or project ideas on the topic to come and join us in Mikulov.
There will be specialists present who will be happy to advise us about possibilities of project funding.

The registration deadline for the workshop is Friday, 1 July 2016.

The costs of the participants will be covered by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience.

We look forward to meeting you in Mikulov!

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