About Genealogies of Memory 2014

    Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-1991 from an oral history perspective

    6-8 November 2014, Warsaw

    Fourth conference from the “Genealogies of Memory” series entitled “Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective” took place in Warsaw from 6 to 8 November 2014. The conference aimed at discussing how the collapse of state socialism has been commemorated, remembered, or forgotten in Eastern Europe and beyond.

    The event was opened by key note speeches by our distinguished guests: Michael Bernhard, Jan Kubik and James V. Wertsch.

    Convenors:
    Piotr Filipkowski (Polish Academy of Sciences)
    Ferenc Laczó (Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena)
    Franka Maubach (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)
    Burkhard Olschowsky (ENRS, Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe)
    Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw)

    Advisory Board:
    Jeffrey K. Olick (University of Virginia)
    Małgorzata Pakier (Museum of the History of Polish Jews)
    Gertrud Pickhan (Free University of Berlin)
    Joachim von Puttkamer (Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena)
    Jan Rydel (ENRS)
    Miroslav Vaněk (Charles University Prague)
    Matthias Weber (Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe)

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    With the “Genealogies of Memory” project we facilitate academic exchange between Central and East European scholars of individual and collective memory.


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