How much transnational cooperation does European Remembrance require?

    European Remembrance Symposium 2013

    10-12 October 2013, Berlin

    The second edition of the Symposium “European Remembrance” in Berlin was attended by more than 200 representatives of 23 European countries and 120 key institutions focusing on research and proliferation of historical knowledge and on developing the culture of memory.

    Programme

    Symposium / Berlin 2013

    10/10/2013 Thursday

    18:15
    Opening
    Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur
    Anna Kaminsky, Federal Foundation for Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship Director
    Basil Kerski, Director of European Solidarity Centre
    Rafal Rogulski, Director of European Network Remembrance and Solidarity Secretariat
    18:30
    Opening lectures: European Remembrance. A comparison between East and West
    Keith Lowe
    Andrzej Paczkowski
    20:00
    Reception

    11/10/2013 Friday

    9:30
    Welcome Speech
    Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur
    Anna Kaminsky, Federal Foundation for Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship Director
    9:45
    Introduction to the Symposium
    Rafal Rogulski, Director of European Network Remembrance and Solidarity Secretariat
    10:00
    European caesuras 1914-1939-1989. Dominant remembrance narratives in Europe
    Dan Dinery - lecture
    György Dalos - commentary
    11:00
    Discussion
    12:00
    Lunch Break
    13:30
    Each nation has its historical perspective. Caesuras and parallels in Europe´s past and in our remembering
    Aleksandar Jakir
    Jan Rydel
    Oldřich Tůma
    Moderator: Ulrich Mählert
    15:15
    Coffee break
    16:00
    Transfer to the German Historical Museum
    17:00
    Tour of the German Historical Museum
    German Historical Museum
    Discussion with Alexander Koch, director of German Historical Museum
    19:00
    Reception at the Museum

    12/10/2013 Saturday

    9:30
    How much transnational cooperation does European remembrance require? What do we know about each other?
    Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur
    Pavel Tychtl, European Commission
    Wolf Kaiser, Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz
    10:15
    Challenges to and deficits in European Networking. Presentation of different networks in Europe
    Hans Altendorf, European Network of Official Authorities in Charge of Secret-Police Files
    Johannes Bach Rasmussen, Baltic Initiative and Network
    Jiří Sýkora, Visegrád-Fund
    Vesna Teršelič, Initiative for RECOM

    Moderator: Rafał Rogulski
    12:30
    Coffee break
    13:00
    Lecture: European Remembrance
    Gesine Schwann
    13:30
    Final discussion
    Matthias Weber
    Jan Rydel
    Oldřich Tůma

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