Browse our videos! Here you can find recordings from our events, including the European Remembrance Symposia and Genealogies of Memory conferences, video summaries of our educational youth projects, as well as Hi-story lessons animations for teachers and pupils.

An act against all odds. Sound in the Silence 2018

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Four groups of students from different European countries. Four artists. History of the two distinctive Warsaw uprisings – Warsaw Ghetto uprising of 1943 and Warsaw Uprising of 1944. See what happened next. Sound in the Silence is an intercultural and international remembrance initiative coordinated by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity in cooperation with MOTTE. This year's edition partners included as well: Warsaw Rising Museum, Jewish Historical Institute, History Meeting House, Teatr Ochoty, sztukanowa association, Ustav Pamati Naroda and the Second World War Museum. Director: Daniel Dluhy
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duration: 00:17:55

Exhibition "After the Great War. A New Europe 1918-1923"

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duration: 00:03:37
The new outdoor travelling exhibition created by the ENRS focuses on turbulent years after the First World War. Over 200 archive and multimedia materials – pictures, maps and films together with individual stories of people who lived back in these times – present a complex yet coherent picture of New Europe established in Central-East part of the continent after the Great War. The film uses fragments of "The Rite of Spring" by Igor Stravinsky: - Artist performer recordings: WOSPR and TV ORCHESTRA in Katowice dir. Bohdan Wodiczko, composer: Igor Stravinski License regarding the rights of the phonogram producer and the rights to artistic performances of Warner Music Poland sp. zoo. Appears courtesy of Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Limited - the publisher of Rite of Spring by I. Stravinsky.
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duration: 00:03:37

Hi-Story Lessons: Year 1968

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duration: 00:05:25

Written by Prof. Wojciech Roszkowski, edited by Prof. Jan Rydel, dr Oldřich Tůma

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In Between? Hungarian-Croatian Borderland

language: English, Polish, German, Hungarian, Croatian
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duration: 00:09:16
Collective work by the study visit participants: Julia Barandun, Orsolya Gabriella Csizmár, Máté Makaji, Klaudija Miceva, Petra Mieth, Noelia Paz Fernández, accompanied by Evelina Hägglund, the independent researcher. The group was leaded by Beata Drzazga and guided Dr Zsuzsanna Agora and Dr Virág Rab.
language: English, Polish, German, Hungarian, Croatian
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duration: 00:09:16
Valentina Gabor

In Between? Trailer

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After the Great War. Challenges for Europe 1918-2018 – discussion

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Prof. Marek Cichocki, Prof. Dan Dungaciu, Prof. Anne Deighton, Prof. Jörn Leonhard, Prof. Martin Pekár, Prof. Attila Pók and Gemma Pörzgen (moderator) at the 7th European Remembrance Symposium in Bucharest. The event was organised by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (www.enrs.eu). Attended by over 200 representatives from over 100 institutions dealing with the history of the 20th century, it was dedicated to the remembrance and consequences of the First World War in Europe.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

A series of European Remembrance symposiums was launched in September 2012 in Gdańsk. Subsequent editions took place in Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest and Brussels.

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Art Imprisoned. Sound in the Silence 2017

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duration: 00:15:25

Four groups of students from different European countries. Four artists. History of the Ravensbruck Concentration Camp.
See what happened next.

Sound in the Silence is an intercultural and international remembrance initiative coordinated by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity in cooperation with MOTTE. This year's edition partners included as well: the Ravensbruck Memorial Site and Ustav Pamati Naroda.

Director: Daniel Dluhy
Director's Assistant: Juliana Gubisova
Sound recordist and mixer: Samo Skubla

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23 August. Remember: Peter Mansfeld

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"Memento" (International Holocaust Remembrance Day)

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Memory and Religion conference: short interviews. Question 1

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Prof. Geneviève Zubrzycki, Prof. Alexander Agadjanian, Dr Yuliya Yurchuk and Dr Zuzanna Bogumił answer the same question about the "Memory and Religion" conference on spot. Question 1: What role do conferences such as this one play for the memory studies community?
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Memory and Religion conference: short interviews. Question 2

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Prof. Geneviève Zubrzycki, Prof. Alexander Agadjanian, Dr Yuliya Yurchuk and Dr Zuzanna Bogumił answer the same question about the "Memory and Religion" conference on spot. Question 2: Why is it important to discuss relations between memory and religion?
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Memory and Religion conference: short interviews. Question 3

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Prof. Geneviève Zubrzycki, Prof. Alexander Agadjanian, Dr Yuliya Yurchuk and Dr Zuzanna Bogumił answer the same question about the "Memory and Religion" conference on spot. Question 3: What are the most vital challenges which memory studies scholars face today?
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duration: 00:02:23

Memory and Religion conference: short interviews. Question 4

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Prof. Geneviève Zubrzycki, Prof. Alexander Agadjanian, Dr Yuliya Yurchuk and Dr Zuzanna Bogumił answer the same question about the "Memory and Religion" conference on spot. Question 4: Are there any topics which should be given more attention within memory and religion studies?
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duration: 00:03:32

Memory and Religion: Final Discussion

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duration: 01:19:25

The aim of the 8th conference within the Genealogies of Memory framework was to highlight the intricate links between religion and memory. The latest reflections and research findings were showcased by scholars from over 20 countries. The conference took place in Warsaw between 16 and 18 October 2018.


Dr Michał Łuczewski (Centre for the Thought of John Paul II, Warsaw)

Prof. Paweł Śpiewak (Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw)

Prof. Grace Davie (University of Exeter)

Prof. Kathy Rousselet (Center for International Studies, Sciences Po, Paris)

Moderators: Dr Zuzanna Bogumił & Dr Yuliya Yurchuk

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duration: 01:19:25

Vernacular Memory Practices

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duration: 02:08:27

The aim of the 8th conference within the Genealogies of Memory framework was to highlight the intricate links between religion and memory. The latest reflections and research findings were showcased by scholars from over 20 countries. The conference took place in Warsaw between 16 and 18 October 2018.


Chair: Dr Julia Buyskykh (Centre for Applied Anthropology, Kyiv)

Dr Karina Jarzyńska (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): Post-secular Prayers, Gravestones and Rituals. Utilizing Religion at Unmemorialized Genocide Sites

Naum Trajanovski (Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Advanced Studies Koszeg): Panikhida, liturgy and a parastos: Servicing the local memory of a contested historical event in contemporary Republic of Macedonia

Vera Herold (The Lisbon Consortium – Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon): The Protestant Lissaboner Deutsche between Wars. A Palimpsestuous Reading of a Pacifist War Memorial in Bellicose Times

Dr Alla Marchenko (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw): Memory and Politics in the Soviet Union: Case of the Hasidic Pilgrimage in Uman

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duration: 02:08:27

Transitional Justice, Memory Laws and Wars

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duration: 01:55:37

The aim of the 8th conference within the Genealogies of Memory framework was to highlight the intricate links between religion and memory. The latest reflections and research findings were showcased by scholars from over 20 countries. The conference took place in Warsaw between 16 and 18 October 2018.


Chair: Dr Simon Lewis (University of Potsdam)

Dr Patryk Wawrzyński (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń): The Rainbow People of God: a South African Lesson of Ubuntu. Hoping on Relationships between Religion and Remembrance

Dr Nadia Zasanska (Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv): Religious Echoes of Donbas Conflict: Contrasts Between the Rhetoric of Christian, Muslim and Jewish Communities in Ukraine

Tomasz Wiśniewski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań): Postsecular Struggles for Epistemic Justice

Commentator: Dr Oksana Myshlovska (The Graduate Institute, Geneva)

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duration: 01:55:37

The Sacred in Post-Conflict Memories

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duration: 02:09:54

The aim of the 8th conference within the Genealogies of Memory framework was to highlight the intricate links between religion and memory. The latest reflections and research findings were showcased by scholars from over 20 countries. The conference took place in Warsaw between 16 and 18 October 2018.


Chair: Dr Elina Kahla (University of Helsinki)

Dr Elmira Muratova (Crimean Federal University, Simferopol): Memory and Religion: The Case of the Crimean Tatars

Prof. Lap Yan Kung (Chinese University of Hong Kong): Rest in Peace: Religious Rituals, Memory and Tiananmen Square Incident

Prof. Jie-Hyun Lim (Sogang University, Seoul): Martyrdom in Strange Juxtaposition: Saint Maksymilian Kolbe and the Catholic Sublimation of the A-Bomb Victims in Nagasaki

Dr Julianne Funk (University of Zurich) & Dr Ioannis Armakolas (University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki) – Remembering Srebrenica: the Sanctification of a Massacre and Implications for Cycles of Violence and Transformation

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duration: 02:09:54

Secular vs Sacred: The Uses of Religious Language in Secular Memory Projects

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duration: 02:05:19

The aim of the 8th conference within the Genealogies of Memory framework was to highlight the intricate links between religion and memory. The latest reflections and research findings were showcased by scholars from over 20 countries. The conference took place in Warsaw between 16 and 18 October 2018.


Chair: Dr Yuliya Yurchuk (Södertörn University, Sweden)

Prof. Rasa Balockaite (Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas): Non theistic Catholicism: telling national sufferings through Catholic discourse

Prof. Małgorzata Głowacka-Grajper (University of Warsaw): Martyrdom in the Local Communities Interplay between Religious and Secular Language in the Memorial Projects in Contemporary Poland

Dr Brendan Humphreys (University of Helsinki): Statues and Shadows: Personality Cults in the sacred/profane dichotomy

Dr Ekaterina V. Klimenko (The Maria Grzegorzewska University & Polish Academy of Sciences): Building Nation, Producing Legitimacy: Church, State and Memory of the Revolution in Contemporary Russia

Commentator: Prof. Andrzej Szpociński (Polish Academy of Sciences)

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duration: 02:05:19