Conference on the 80th anniversary of Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact

Conference on the 80th anniversary of Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact

The Museum of the Second World War and ENRS invite for the international conference "Pact for War. Hitler–Stalin Collusion of 23 August 1939 from the Perspective of 80 Years since the Outbreak of the Second World War" which will take place on 23-24 August.

The event, organised on the 80th anniversary of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact, will focus primarily on the collusion between Hitler and Stalin and its far-reaching consequences for the Central and Eastern European countries. Contemporary representations of the war alliance between the Soviet Union and the Third Reich between 1939-41 will also be discussed.

Attendees include historians and experts in museum studies from US, Great Britain, Poland, Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.

The opening lecture “Hitler and Stalin: the forgotten Great Power relationship of World War Two” will be given by the British historian Roger Moorhouse.

Read the full programme of the conference here Read more about the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact

 

The event is open to the public.

Date: 23-24 August
Venue: Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, Jan Olszewski Conference Hall