Memory and Identity in Europe: Presence and Future
European Remembrance Symposium 2021
26–28 October 2021, Tallinn
The 9th edition of the European Remembrance Symposium entitled "Memory and Identity in Europe: Presence and Future" takes place at the Tallinn Creative Hub between 26 and 28 October.
The aim of the 9th European Remembrance Symposium is to discuss the role of history and memory in creating contemporary European identity. During this year’s event, special attention will be given to the mission, programme and best practices of institutions dealing with 20th-century European history.
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Venue: Tallinn Creative Hub, Cauldron Hall
Languages: English & Estonian, simultaneous translation
9th European Remembrance Symposium
Opening session – European identity today: historical roots and present debates
First panel discussion – Remembrance in action: everyday challenges
Case studies: project practices
1) Dealing with difficult past
2) Oral history as an inspiration
3) Use of new media/technologies
Lunch and coffee break
1) Memorial to Estonia’s Victims of Communism and Estonian Historical Museum
2) Patarei Prison exhibition area ‘Communism is Prison’
3) Historical guided sightseeing tour of Tallinn’s Old Town (a walking tour) including visiting the Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom and the KGB Prison Cells.