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.

Photo of the publication Marcin Zarembas introduction to the discussion The Second World War and Art

Marcin Zaremba's introduction to the discussion "The Second World War and Art"

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:07:46

Marcin Zaremba's introduction to a panel discussion entitled "The Second World War and Art" during the European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna.

The 4th edition of European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna was organised by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity. Attended by over 200 representatives from 120 institutions dealing with the history of the 20th century, it was dedicated to the memory of the Second World War and all those who took part in it.

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 and Prague.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:07:46
Photo of the publication Erinnern an den Zweiten Weltkrieg – 70 Jahre nach – eine Vorlesung von Martin Pollack

Erinnern an den Zweiten Weltkrieg – 70 Jahre nach – eine Vorlesung von Martin Pollack

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:21:17

Erinnern an den Zweiten Weltkrieg – 70 Jahre nach. Sieger, Besiegte, Täter, Opfer, Zuschauer – eine Vorlesung von Martin Pollack

Die 4. Edition des Symposiums der Europäischer Erinnerung in Wien wurde vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität organisiert. Mehr als 200 Vertreter von 120 Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen haben daran teilgenommen. Das Symposium wurde der Erinnerung an dem II. Weltkrieg und denjenigen, die daran teilgenommen haben gewidmet.

Das Ziel vom Symposium der Europäischer Erinnerung ist es, Erfahrungen auszutauschen und Methoden sowie Forme der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Einrichtungen aus verschiedenen Ländern zu etablieren. Vertreter von europäischen historischen Einrichtungen werden dazu aufgefordert, die Herausforderungen, vor denen die europäische Idee der Kultur der Erinnerung steht zu diskutieren. Die Tagungen sind für alle Fachleute, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen offen.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:21:17
Photo of the publication Krzysztof Zamorskis lecture on Remembering the Second World War 70 Years Later

Krzysztof Zamorski's lecture on Remembering the Second World War 70 Years Later

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:31:23

Krzysztof Zamorski's introductory lecture: "Remembering the Second World War 70 Years Later. Winners, Losers, Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders" during the European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna.

The 4th edition of European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna was organised by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity. Attended by over 200 representatives from 120 institutions dealing with the history of the 20th century, it was dedicated to the memory of the Second World War and all those who took part in it.

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 and Prague.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:31:23
Photo of the publication Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Wien 2015 - Eröffnungsrede von Stefan Karner

Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Wien 2015 - Eröffnungsrede von Stefan Karner

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:10:41

Stefan Karner vom Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Kriegsfolgen-Forschung, hält die Eröffnungsansprache während des Symposiums der europäischer Erinnerung in Wien.

Die 4. Edition des Symposiums der Europäischer Erinnerung in Wien wurde vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität organisiert. Mehr als 200 Vertreter von 120 Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen haben daran teilgenommen. Das Symposium wurde der Erinnerung an dem II. Weltkrieg und denjenigen, die daran teilgenommen haben gewidmet.

Das Ziel vom Symposium der Europäischer Erinnerung ist es, Erfahrungen auszutauschen und Methoden sowie Forme der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Einrichtungen aus verschiedenen Ländern zu etablieren. Vertreter von europäischen historischen Einrichtungen werden dazu aufgefordert, die Herausforderungen, vor denen die europäische Idee der Kultur der Erinnerung steht zu diskutieren. Die Tagungen sind für alle Fachleute, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen offen.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:10:41
Photo of the publication Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Wien 2015 – Eröffnungsrede von Jan Rydel

Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Wien 2015 – Eröffnungsrede von Jan Rydel

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:14:21

Jan Rydel vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität hält die Eröffnungsansprache während des Symposiums der europäischer Erinnerung in Wien.

Die 4. Edition des Symposiums der Europäischer Erinnerung in Wien wurde vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität organisiert. Mehr als 200 Vertreter von 120 Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen haben daran teilgenommen. Das Symposium wurde der Erinnerung an dem II. Weltkrieg und denjenigen, die daran teilgenommen haben gewidmet.

Das Ziel vom Symposium der Europäischer Erinnerung ist es, Erfahrungen auszutauschen und Methoden sowie Forme der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Einrichtungen aus verschiedenen Ländern zu etablieren. Vertreter von europäischen historischen Einrichtungen werden dazu aufgefordert, die Herausforderungen, vor denen die europäische Idee der Kultur der Erinnerung steht zu diskutieren. Die Tagungen sind für alle Fachleute, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen offen.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:14:21
Photo of the publication Remembering Second World War 70 Years after: opening discussion

Remembering Second World War 70 Years after: opening discussion

language: English, German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:48:36

Martin Pollack and Krzysztof Zamorski

Opening discussion "REMEMBERING SECOND WORLD WAR 70 YEARS AFTER. WINNERS, LOSERS, PERPETRATORS, VICTIMS, BYSTANDERS" during the European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna.

language: English, German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:48:36
Photo of the publication Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 4/4

Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 4/4

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:36:24

Commentary by Grażyna Szwat-Gyłybowa (Institute of Western and Southern Slavic Studies, University of Warsaw) and discussion.

The presentation is part of a seminar from Genealogies of Memory series on the recent developments in the field of memory studies in Bulgaria, which took place on 28 November 2014 in Warsaw, Poland.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:36:24
Photo of the publication Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 3/4

Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 3/4

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:24:10

Yana Yancheva (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) presenting her paper "Agricultural collectivization (1940-s – 1950-s) in Bulgarian Memory Studies".

The presentation is part of a seminar from Genealogies of Memory series on the recent developments in the field of memory studies in Bulgaria, which took place on 28 November 2014 in Warsaw, Poland.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:24:10
Photo of the publication Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 2/4

Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 2/4

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:22:27

Zlatina Bogdanova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) presenting her paper "Communism in Memory Studies – the Bulgarian Perspective".

The presentation is part of a seminar from Genealogies of Memory series on the recent developments in the field of memory studies in Bulgaria, which took place on 28 November 2014 in Warsaw, Poland.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:22:27
Photo of the publication Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 1/4

Memory Practices and Memory Studies in Bulgaria 1/4

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:22:26

Ana Luleva (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) presenting her paper titled "Memory Studies in Bulgaria: Institutions and Approaches".

The presentation is part of a seminar from Genealogies of Memory series on the recent developments in the field of memory studies in Bulgaria, which took place on 28 November 2014 in Warsaw, Poland.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:22:26
Photo of the publication Final discussion: Collective vs Collected Memories

Final discussion: Collective vs Collected Memories

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:06:18

Final Discussion of "Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective". "Genealogies of Memory" series.


Chair: Joanna Wawrzyniak

Workshops results summaries

General comments by Jeffrey K. Olick

Free discussion

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:06:18
Photo of the publication 1989-1991 in Comparative and Transnational Perspectives - Olschowsky, Breuer, Delius, Sierp

1989-1991 in Comparative and Transnational Perspectives - Olschowsky, Breuer, Delius, Sierp

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:55:19


Burkhard Olschowsky

"1989 as a Lieu de Mémoire in Poland and Germany"


Lars Breuer, Anna Delius

"Ordinary Europeans’ View on 1989"


Aline Sierp

"Bridging the Gap: Framing Memory Debate in the EU"

Discussant: Michael Bernhard

Chair: Piotr Filipkowski


Panel "1989-1991 in Comparative and Transnational Perspectives" during the "Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective" conference. "Genealogies of Memory" series.

Warsaw, 8 November 2014.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:55:19
Photo of the publication Collective vs Collected Memories

Collective vs Collected Memories

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:35:55


Introduction: Włodzimierz Borodziej

Lutz Niethammer interviewed by Piotr Filipkowski and Franka Maubach.


"Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective" conference. "Genealogies of Memory" series.

Warsaw, 7 November 2014.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:35:55
Photo of the publication Generational Experiences and Memories - Ljubica Spaskovska, Deanna Wooley

Generational Experiences and Memories - Ljubica Spaskovska, Deanna Wooley

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:48:48

Panel "Generational Experiences and Memories".


Ljubica Spaskovska

"The Last Yugoslav Generation: Making Sense of Post-Socialism and the End of Yugoslavia"


Deanna Wooley

“We Were the Generation of Unspoken Assumptions”: Generational Identity and the “Velvet Revolution”

Discussant: Lars Breuer

Chair: Burkhard Olschowsky


"Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective" conference. "Genealogies of Memory" series.

Warsaw, 7 November 2014.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:48:48
Photo of the publication Individual and Collective Memories Entangled - Katharine White, Ina Alber, Natalia Cojocaru

Individual and Collective Memories Entangled - Katharine White, Ina Alber, Natalia Cojocaru

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:59:31

Panel "Individual and Collective Memories Entangled".


Katharine White

"Shifts in East Germans Spatial Imaginaries"


Ina Alber

"Narrating the “Transition to Democracy“: on the Interdependency of Discourses and Biographies"


Natalia Cojocaru

"1989-91 in Moldova: Memory, Discourse and Representation"

Discussant: Kaja Kaźmierska

Chair: Ferenc Laczó


"Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective" conference. "Genealogies of Memory" series.

Warsaw, 7 November 2014.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:59:31
Photo of the publication Horizons of Expectation and Spaces of Experience: Between Accident, Hope and Trauma

Horizons of Expectation and Spaces of Experience: Between Accident, Hope and Trauma

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 02:14:02


Joachim von Puttkamer

"Making Sense of the Unexpected: How the Reshaping of the Polish Power Apparatus in 1989 is Being Remembered"


Tomasz Stryjek

"What Does 1991 Mean for Ukrainians?"


Rauf R. Garagozov

"Collapse of the Soviet Union as Cultural Trauma and Russian Collective Memory"


Discussant: Padraic Kenney


Chair: Gertrud Pickhan


"Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective" conference. "Genealogies of Memory" series.

Warsaw, 6 November 2014.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 02:14:02
Photo of the publication Michael Bernhard & Jan Kubik: The Politics of Memory and Commemoration

Michael Bernhard & Jan Kubik: The Politics of Memory and Commemoration

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:23:04


Keynote speech by Michael Bernhard and Jan Kubik entitled "The Politics of Memory and Commemoration".

Chair: Danilo Facca.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:23:04
Photo of the publication Mnemonic Communities and Habits - a lecture by James Wertsch

Mnemonic Communities and Habits - a lecture by James Wertsch

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:31:53


Keynote speech by James V. Wertsch entitled "Mnemonic Communities and Habits".

Chair: Krzysztof Koseła.

"Collective vs Collected Memories. 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective" conference.

Warsaw, 6 November 2014.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:31:53