Platform condemns Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes being taken over by former Communists

August 15, 2013

Göteborg / Prague, 15 August 2013. On behalf of the Platform, President Göran Lindblad sent an open letter to the Council of the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes in Prague. “It is unacceptable to appoint former Communists to the scientific council of the Institute and to let those Communists evaluate the work...

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Die Vergangenheit hält Gericht – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 7 August 2013

August 10, 2013

(“The past stages a trial“) How do the East-European states handle the crimes of the Communist dictatorship? In the court cases against Czech border soldiers, the past lives on. This important article describes several brutal crimes / murders committed by border guards against German and Czechoslovak citizens trying to escape across the Iron Curtain...

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Auf dunkle Weise mit sich selbst im Reinen – Die Welt, 22 June 2013

June 24, 2013

(“In a murky way, at peace with one`s conscience“) The farther in the past the crimes lie, the more stubborn the perpetrators` silence. A conference on the elucidation of political crimes The article summarises the main ideas spoken at an international conference at the German-Italian centre Villa Vigoni on Lake Como, Italy, on June...

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Pour ne pas oublier. Mémoire du totalitarisme en Europe

June 19, 2013
Pour ne pas oublier. Mémoire du totalitarisme en Europe

RÉCITS BIOGRAPHIQUES À L`USAGE DES LYCÉENS D`EUROPE édité par Gillian Purves Une collection illustrée de 30 remarquables histoires de vie des personnes victimes du totalitarisme provenant de 16 pays d`Europe, contenant des photographies et des reproductions de documents. Contributions de 23 institutions et organisations, musées et mémoriaux publics et non-gouvernementaux qui se consacrent au...

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Damit wir nicht vergessen. Erinnerung an den Totalitarismus in Europa

June 19, 2013
Damit wir nicht vergessen. Erinnerung an den Totalitarismus in Europa

EIN LESEBUCH FÜR SCHÜLER HÖHERER KLASSEN ÜBERALL IN EUROPA editiert von Gillian Purves Eine illustrierte Sammlung von 30 bemerkenswerten Lebensgeschichten aus 16 Ländern Europas von Menschen, welche vom Totalitarismus betroffen wurden, begleitet von Fotografien und Reproduktionen von Dokumenten. Beiträge von 23 öffentlich-rechtlichen und nicht-staatlichen Institutionen, Organisationen, Museen und Gedenkstätten, welche sich mit der totalitären...

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Lest We Forget. Memory of Totalitarianism in Europe

June 19, 2013
Lest We Forget. Memory of Totalitarianism in Europe

A READER FOR OLDER SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ANYWHERE IN EUROPE edited by Gillian Purves Order your free copies now. Only postage costs apply. An illustrated collection of 30 remarkable life stories of people affected by totalitarianism from 16 European countries, containing photographs and facsimiles of documents. DVD with additional materials (films, e-book, etc.) enclosed....

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Catalogue of the international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe”

June 19, 2013
Catalogue of the international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe”

Order your free copies of the catalogue of the international travelling exhibition now. Only postage costs apply. The travelling exhibition presents a first-ever overview of the available statistics on civilian victims of the gravest crimes committed by the 20th century totalitarian regimes in 12 European countries: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic...

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Abychom nezapomněli. Výpověď o totalitě v Evropě

June 19, 2013
Abychom nezapomněli.      Výpověď o totalitě v Evropě

ČÍTANKA PRO STARŠÍ STŘEDOŠKOLÁKY KDEKOLIV V EVROPĚ editorka Gillian Purves Ilustrovaná sbírka 30 pozoruhodných životních příběhů lidí postižených totalitou ze 16 evropských zemí, obsahující fotografie a faksimile dokumentů. Příspěvky 23 veřejnoprávních a nevládních institucí, organizací, muzeí a památníků zabývajících se totalitní minulostí Evropy, sdružených v Platformě evropské paměti a svědomí. Předmluvu napsal francouzský historik...

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Ján Langoš Award presentation on 20 June 2013 in Bratislava

June 18, 2013

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is happy to announce the presentation of this year`s Ján Langoš Award which will take place on 20 June 2013 at the Pálffy palace in Bratislava, Slovakia. The laureate of the international award this year is Ms Sandra Kalniete, Member of the European Parliament, former dissident, former...

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