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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Wie bricht man das Schweigen der Täter? – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 11 June 2013

June 11, 2013

(“How to break the silence of the perpetrators?“) The article summarises the discussions held at an international conference at the German-Italian centre Villa Vigoni on Lake Como, Italy, on June 6-7, 2013  under the title “Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in Europe”. The article concludes that the greatest justification for such international commissions would exist...

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Conference “Modern Forms of Commemoration of Totalitarian Genocide Places” on 14-15 May 2013 in Warsaw

May 9, 2013

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience, the Institute of National Remembrance – Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation, the Warsaw Rising Museum and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes in Prague are organizing an international conference “Modern Forms of Commemoration of Totalitarian Genocide Places” which will be...

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Platform calls on democratic forces in the Czech Republic to uphold the Act on the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes

April 9, 2013

Erfurt, 9 April 2013. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is concerned by the recent developments in the Czech Republic where the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes is being targeted by a political campaign which is aimed against its state-of-the-art digitization department as well as at changing the focus of the...

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Platform mourns loss of Zdeněk Boháč, Chairman of Prague Academic Club 48 and initiator of Declaration 2012

December 5, 2012
Platform mourns loss of Zdeněk Boháč, Chairman of Prague Academic Club 48 and initiator of Declaration 2012

Prague, 5 December 2012. Dr. Zdeněk Boháč, Chairman of the Prague Academic Club 48 and initiator of the international appeal of former political prisoners and victims of Communism “Declaration 2012“, passed away on 25 November 2012. Zdeněk Boháč fought and survived both Nazism and Communism. At 90 years of age, he was a tireless...

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