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.

Image in Popular Culture and New Media: Remembrance Medium, Fabric of History

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duration: 02:38:25
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Robert Hariman: New Media, Old Discourse: Relocating the Public Image

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duration: 01:05:18

Robert Hariman giving his keynote lecture.

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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duration: 01:05:18

Ernst van Alphen: Legacies of Stalinism and the Gulag: Manifestations of Trauma and Postmemory

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duration: 01:17:27


Ernst van Alphen giving his keynote lecture.

Chair: Jan Rydel (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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duration: 01:17:27

Monuments as a Remembrance Image

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duration: 02:07:12


Tadeusz J. Żuchowski: Introductory Remarks. Between Monument and Memorial

Chair: Jagoda Hernik Spalińska (Poland)

Burcin Cakir (Scotland), Diplomacy and Dead: Construction of Gallipoli War Memorials and State Agency

Olga Barbasiewicz (Poland), Hidden Memory and Memorials. Remembering Korean Victims in Hiroshima

Ksenia Surikova (Russia), Images of Memory: Monuments and Memorials of Second World War in Russia and Belarus

Yaroslav Pasko (Ukraine), Monuments as a Factor of Historical Memory and Identity Threat: Don17:30bas and Ukraine

Written Presentation: Alicja Melzacka (Poland), Contemporary Art as a New Counter-Monument

Commentary: Tadeusz J. Żuchowski (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

language: English
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duration: 02:07:12

Images of History versus Remembrance

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duration: 01:49:11


Chair: Piotr Juszkiewicz (Poland)

Anastasia Pavlovskaya (Russia), ‘How Should a Monument to Pushkin Look Like?’: The Pushkin Monument in Leningrad Discussion (1936-1937) and the Stalinist Memorial Culture

Olli Kleemola (Finland), Building the Finnish National Mythos: Photographs from the Russo-Finnish Winter War 1939–1940

Michał Haake (Poland), Picture and History. Exhibitions of Art as a Tool of Validation of Communist Authority in Poland

Maria Khorolskaya (Russia), The Everyday in the GDR in Individual, Cultural and Political Memory

Commentary: Zuzanna Bogumił (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

language: English
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duration: 01:49:11

Wojciech Suchocki: Matejko. How Was He Doing This?

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duration: 00:59:26


Wojciech Suchocki giving his keynote lecture.

Chair: Csaba György Kiss (Hungary)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

language: English
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duration: 00:59:26

Remembrance, History, Image: Theories and Cognitive Perspectives

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duration: 02:25:10

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.


Chair: Joanna Wawrzyniak (Poland)

Vitalii Ogiienko (Ukraine), Image of the Starving Little Girl: From Initial Traumatic Holodomor Experience to Media Icon

Andrei Nacu (Romania), The Relation between the Family Album and the Re-evaluation of Romania’s Communist Past

Filip Lipiński (Poland), Stratified Image. Medium, Construction and Memory in Frank Stella’s Polish Villages

Florin Abraham (Romania), Histor(iograph)y and Memory in ‘PostTruth Era’. Towards a European Public Sphere? Some Theoretical Considerations

Written Presentation: Tomasz Szerszeń (Poland), Memory, Photography, History. Post-Soviet Auto-photo-biographies

Commentary: Luiza Nader (Poland)

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duration: 02:25:10

Image, History and Memory: welcome speeches

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duration: 00:36:37

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

Welcome speeches by:
Rafał Rogulski, Director of the Institute of European Network Remembrance and Solidarity

Juliusz Szymczak-Gałkowski, Director of the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Joanna Wawrzyniak, Initiator of the Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe programme

Opening remarks: Piotr Juszkiewicz (Conference convener)

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duration: 00:36:37

Mieke Bal: Dis-Remembered and MisRemembered: A Confrontation with Failures of Cultural Memory

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duration: 01:11:16


Mieke Bal giving her keynote lecture.

Chair: Anna Kutaj-Markowska (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

language: English
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duration: 01:11:16

Image and Historiosophy: Artistic Reflection on the Subject of History and Remembrance

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duration: 01:55:16


Chair: Ewa Kociszewska (Poland)

Tatiana Tereshchenko (Russia), Greek Vase Painting: Polysemantic Rethinking of History in the Images of the Others

Justyna Balisz-Schmelz (Poland), Pictures for the Fathers. Baselitz’s Heldenbilder as Counterimages of the Socialist and Fascist Body

Dorota Kownacka (Poland), Against Illusion. Abstraction towards the Reality. Kuno Raeber’s Material Turn. Karl Rössing’s Wood- and Linocut and the War Experience Aspect

Roma Sendyka (Poland), ‘Hobbled Images’ as Memorial Documents for Underrepresented Events. Regaining Past through Reading the Affective and Recognizing the Precursory

Commentary: Katja Bernhardt (Germany)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

language: English
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duration: 01:55:16

Regions of Memory, Warsaw 17-19 March - Summary of the Conference

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duration: 00:31:42

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory conference was held at the University of Warsaw Library, resulting in three days of inspiring lectures and fruitful discussions between academics from all over the world.

A short summary of the conference was given by Jeffrey Olick (University of Virginia), Simon Lewis (Freie Universitat Berlin), Małgorzata Pakier (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) and Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw).

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duration: 00:31:42

A Post-Soviet Memory Region? – Baločkaitė, Bekus

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duration: 01:36:22


Panel 'A Post-Soviet Memory Region?'.

Speeches:

Rasa Baločkaitė (Vytautas Magnus University): New Cultures of Remembrance: Everyday Life under the Soviet Rule

Nelly Bekus (University of Exeter): “Geopolitics of victimhood”: Constructing Post-Soviet Space as a “Remembering Community”


Discussant: Simon Lewis (Freie Universitat Berlin)

Chair: Marcin Wróbel (Jagiellonian University)

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory conference was held at the University of Warsaw Library, resulting in three days of inspiring lectures and fruitful discussions between academics from all over the world.

language: English
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duration: 01:36:22

Shadows of War: Conflict and Memory Regions – Panel: Junuzovic, Wutti, Hudelist

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duration: 01:26:56


Panel 'Shadows of War: Conflict and Memory Regions'.

Speeches:

Daniel Wutti, Andreas Hudelist (Alps-Adria University Klagenfurt/Celovec): Remembering National Socialism & WW2 in Multicultural Regions. About how to Form the Cultural Memory 70 Years after in the Region of Carinthia/Kärnten/Koroška.

Azra Junuzovic (University of Sarajevo): The Interplay of Memory and Globalization with Remembrance Practices at Memorial Sites in post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Discussant: Burkhard Olschowsky (University of Oldenburg)

Chair: Sławomir Kapralski (Pedagogical University of Krakow)

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory conference was held at the University of Warsaw Library, resulting in three days of inspiring lectures and fruitful discussions between academics from all over the world.

language: English
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duration: 01:26:56

Memory and Technocracy: How Policies Construct Memory – Panel: Sierp, Thiemann, Correia

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duration: 01:58:17


Panel 'Memory and Technocracy: How Policies Construct Memory'.

Speeches:

Aline Sierp (Maastricht University): Fluid Boundaries –the European Union as Memory Region

Sarah Correia (London School of Economics and Political Science): 'Remembering Srebrenica' in the United Kingdom in the Context of the Government-sponsored Struggle against Radicalisation amongst British Muslims

Alina Thiemann (Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main) and Valentina Pricopie (Institute of Sociology, Romanian Academy): Transnational Politics of Memory in a Troubled National Context. Media Commemoration of August 23 in Romania


Discussant: Jeffrey Olick (University of Virginia)

Chair: Małgorzata Głowacka-Grajper (University of Warsaw)

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory conference was held at the University of Warsaw Library, resulting in three days of inspiring lectures and fruitful discussions between academics from all over the world.

language: English
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duration: 01:58:17

Narrative as Bridge: Texts and the Construction of Memory Regions – Panel

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duration: 01:41:10


Panel 'Narrative as Bridge: Texts and the Construction of Memory Regions Empire'.

Speeches:

Magdalena Saryusz-Wolska (University of Łódź): Somewhere in the East. The Commemorative Function of the TV-Miniseries Am grünen Strand der Spree (1960)

Elizabeth Johnstone (New York University): Memory Regions in Literature: Rwanda’s Write out of the Duty of Memory Initiative

Irena Šentevska (University of Arts in Belgrade): Remembering 1973: Eurovision Song Contest as a Shared Trans-national Memory


Discussant: Jens Boysen (German Historical Institute Warsaw)

Chair: Aline Sierp (Maastricht University)

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory conference was held at the University of Warsaw Library, resulting in three days of inspiring lectures and fruitful discussions between academics from all over the world.

language: English
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duration: 01:41:10

After Empire: Memory and Postcoloniality – Panel: Lim, Krzysztan, Toria

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duration: 01:40:13


Panel 'After Empire: Memory and Postcoloniality'.

Speeches:

Jie-Hyun Lim (Sogang University): Victimhood in the East European Memory Regime. Transmuting Memories from the Post-imperial to Postcolonial

Bartłomiej Krzysztan (University of Wrocław): Myth and Imagination in Memory and History Discourses in Armenia and Georgia. Rethink the Theory in Different Circumstances

Malkhaz Toria (Ilia State University): “Decolonization” of Collective Memory and Geo-political Repositioning as a Reason of Ethnic Conflicts in Post-Soviet Georgia


Discussant: Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw)

Chair: Kate McGregor (University of Melbourne)

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory conference was held at the University of Warsaw Library, resulting in three days of inspiring lectures and fruitful discussions between academics from all over the world.

language: English
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duration: 01:40:13

Memory on the Move: Through Migration and Travel – Panel: Saramifar, Albrand

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duration: 01:26:08


Panel 'Memory on the Move: the Formation and Deformation of Memory Regions through Migration and Travel'.

Speeches:

Younes Saramifar (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): The Echoes of Memory and Rewriting the Old Theory: Martyrdom and Regions of Memory

Brady Albrand (University of Southern Queensland): Embodying the Prosthetic: Constructing Race and Agency Amongst White South African Migrants in Regional Australia


Discussant: Marcin Wróbel (Jagiellonnian University)

Chair: Jie-Hyun Lim (Sogang University)

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory conference was held at the University of Warsaw Library, resulting in three days of inspiring lectures and fruitful discussions between academics from all over the world.

language: English
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duration: 01:26:08

Memory Region Berlin/Texas – lecture by Derek Sayer

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duration: 01:09:08
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duration: 01:09:08