Platform to inagurate memorial to Hartmut Tautz, East-German refugee killed by the Czechoslovak Border guard on 9 August 1986

July 29, 2016
Platform to inagurate memorial to Hartmut Tautz, East-German refugee killed by the Czechoslovak Border guard on 9 August 1986

Bratislava / Prague, 29 July 2016. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience together with the Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute and the Bratislava Self-administration Region are inviting to the inauguration of a memorial to eighteen-year-old Hartmut Tautz, East-German refugee from Magdeburg who was assaulted by specially trained dogs of the Czechoslovak Border guards and...

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Travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” opens at summer university in Tusnád, Romania

July 25, 2016
Travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” opens at summer university in Tusnád, Romania

Tusnád, 20 July 2016. The Platform’s international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” was opened in Tusnád, Romania, at the summer university organised by leaders of the 1989 revolution in Hungary and Romania together with a number of non-governmental organisations. The summer university, which takes the form of a camp with lectures, workshops, discussions, presentations...

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On today’s world premiere of the film Anthropoid at the opening of the 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

July 1, 2016

Call for the exhumation and dignified burial for Jozef Gabčík, Jan Kubiš, Josef Valčík, Adolf Opálka, Jan Hrubý, Josef Bublík, Jaroslav Švarc and other members of the 2nd and 3rd resistance lying in mass graves in the Czech Republic Prague, 1 July 2016. At the occasion of the premiere of the British-French-Czech coproduction film...

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Leopoldo López receives Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016

June 29, 2016
Leopoldo López receives Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016

Viljandi, 29 June 2016. The Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016 was awarded yesterday in Viljandi, Estonia to the imprisoned Venezuelan opposition leader Mr Leopoldo López, in the presence of the Minister of Justice of Estonia, Mr Urmas Reinsalu and former President of Lithuania Prof. Vytautas Landsbergis. The father of...

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“JUSTICE 2.0″ on 24 June 2016 at the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany

June 26, 2016
“JUSTICE 2.0″ on 24 June 2016 at the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany

Freiburg, 24 June 2016. At a symposium with the title Verbrechen unter kommunistischer Herrschaft: Aufarbeitung und Umgang ( Crimes committed under Communist rule: Coming to terms and dealing with them) held at the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany, the Platform project “JUSTICE 2.0″ was presented to a specialist...

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

June 23, 2016
Invitation to follow-up workshop “Preserving the Lesson of the Iron Curtain” on 10-11 July 2016 in Mikulov, Czech Republic

Following 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...

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Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016 goes to Mr Leopoldo López in Venezuela

June 20, 2016

Prague, 20 June 2016. This year’s Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience will be awarded to imprisoned opposition leader in Venezuela, Mr Leopoldo López. The Platform member institutions and organisations voted to give the prize to Mr López in recognition of his struggle against totalitarianism, for the ideals of democracy, fundamental...

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Symposium “The year 1956 and the non-reformability of Communism” on 15 June 2016 in the European Parliament, Brussels

June 2, 2016
Symposium “The year 1956 and the non-reformability of Communism” on 15 June 2016 in the European Parliament, Brussels

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the Hungarian Committee of National Remembrance cordially invite to an international symposium with the title “The year 1956 and the non-reformability of Communism” which will take place on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 from 10.00-12.00  in the European Parliament in Brussels under the auspices of Mr László...

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International conference “Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration” on 28-30 June 2016 in Viljandi, Estonia

May 27, 2016
International conference “Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration” on 28-30 June 2016 in Viljandi, Estonia

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience cordially invites to an international conference with the title Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration  – The forced displacement of population and waves of migration in 20th century Europe caused by the policy of totalitarian states“ which will be held at the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi, Estonia...

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