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The newest issue of Remembrance and Solidarity Studies in 20th- Century European History is available online

The 4th issue – entitled “The memory of economic crisis” – focuses on depressions, recessions, shortages, and hyperinflation. These topics are not often a subject of memory studies, however memories of war and revolution often center on the economic experience of these events.
Therefore, scholars look among others into Living in Warsaw under Hyperinflation in 1923 (by Izabela Mrzygłód), Parallels of Economic Business Cycles in Slovakia (by Ľudovít Hallon), Public Transportation in Budapest in 1945-46 (by Zsuzsa Frisnyák) and discuss The Possibility of Remembering Economic Crisis (by Łukasz Mańczyk).

Moreover, the publication contains a transcription of a panel dedicated to the discussion of the nature of economic crises as historical events, with a particular focus on the ways they are experienced, interpreted and remembered. Among the participants of the panel were Padraic Kenney, Wojciech Roszkowski and Matěj Spurný.

Remembrance and Solidarity. Studies in 20th Century European History is a platform for exchange of views between researchers of the history of Central Europe. The bulletin is addressed to the scientific community (academic staff, undergraduates, graduate students, etc.) as well as a broad group of history enthusiasts (teachers and other interested individuals). The texts are available in print and online.

The volume was funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media upon a decision if the German Bundestag. In cooperation with the Nordost-Institut (IKGN e.V.).


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