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Proceedings of the international conference “100 Years of Communism. History and Memory”

September 5, 2018
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New publication: Proceedings of the international conference which was organised by the Platform and Prof. Stéphane Courtois, author and editor of the “Black Book of Communism”. The conference was organised and dedicated to the dark legacy of Communism and Communist dictatorships and was held on 8-9 November 2017 at the Collège des Bernardins and the Fondation Napoléon in...

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Proceedings of the international conference Totalitarianism, deportation and emigration

September 5, 2018
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NEW PUBLICATION:  Proceedings of the international conference Totalitarianism, deportation and Emigration held in Viljandi, Estonia on 28 – 30 June 2016 The annual international conference of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience on the theme “The forced displacement of populations and waves of migration in 20th century Europe caused by the policy of totalitarian states“ was held in the...

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“Justice 2.0″ project and Platform’s reader presentation took place in Wrocław

September 4, 2018
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Wroclaw – On 31 August, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience together with the Remembrance and Future Institute organised a presentation of the “Justice 2.0″ project and the Polish version of the reader. The presentation took place in the Zajezdnia (Depot) Historical Centre. The meeting was attended by, among others, educators, representatives of...

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Victims of Communism memorial opened in Tallinn, Estonia

August 24, 2018
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Victims of Communism memorial opened in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, 23 August – The memorial commemorating Estonia’s victims of Communism was opened on 23 August on the European Day of Remembrance for victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes. The memorial is dedicated to all Estonian people who suffered under the terror inflicted by the Soviet Union. The names of over 22,000 people who never returned...

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International Conference “Totalitarian Buildings of Memory and Conscience” on 20 August in Bucharest, Romania

August 20, 2018
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International Conference “Totalitarian Buildings of Memory and Conscience” on 20 August in Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, Prague, 20 August – The Platform and its member organisation, the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER), organised the international conference “Totalitarian Buildings of Memory and Conscience” in Bucharest, Romania on 20 August 2018. The international working conference seeks to examine the situation of major totalitarian prisons which...

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“Justice 2.0″ project presentation took place on 16 August in Vilnius, Lithuania

August 17, 2018
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“Justice 2.0″ project presentation took place on 16 August in Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius – The presentation of the Platform “JUSTICE 2.0″ project took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 16 August 2018. The Platform member organisation the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania organised a discussion seminar where the results of the project were presented. The moderator of the discussion was Dr. Monika Kareniauskaitė, Chief Communications Officer – Senior Historian and Supervisory Board member....

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Another memorial to the victims of the Iron Curtain unveiled in Germany

August 14, 2018
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Another memorial to the victims of the Iron Curtain unveiled in Germany

Bockleben, Prague – On 13 August, on the day of the anniversary of construction of the Berlin Wall, the German Union of the Associations of the Victims of Communist Tyranny (UOKG) together with other initiatives (Green Belt) unveiled another new memorial to the victims of the Iron Curtain. Almost 40 years ago, on 15...

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