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.

Projects and institutions presented at the European Remembrance Symposium in Prague

language: English
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duration: 00:12:27

The opening of 'Projects and institutions ' exhibition session during the second day of the European Remembrance Symposium. Introduction given by Oldřich Tůma, Director of the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences and Basil Kerski, Director of the European Solidarity Centre.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

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.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:12:27

New Interpretations of Recent European History – Discussion

language: English
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duration: 01:39:32

Panel discussion "The next generation. New interpretations of recent European history". Lenka Koprivova (Post Bellum, Czech Republic), Sandra Vokk (Unitas Foundation, Estonia), Irit Dekel (Humboldt University, Germany), Zofia Wóycicka (the House of European History, Brussels).

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

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.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:39:32

Collapse of Communism and its Aftermath. Legacy of the Cold War Period in Europe – Discussion

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:33:05

Panel disussion 'The collapse of communism and its aftermath. Legacy of the Cold War period in Europe". Laure Neumayer (University Paris, France), Michal Kopeček (Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Republic), Łukasz Kamiński (Institute of National Remembrance, Poland), Matěj Spurný (Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Republic).

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

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.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:33:05

Marci Shore: Turning points in European History. 1914-1939-1945-1989-2004

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:50:24

Marci Shore, American historian specializing in the history of Eastern Europe and lecturer at Yale University (USA), opened the international European Remembrance Symposium in Prague with the keynote lecture. The main question she discussed was 'Should we open the closet of the past?'.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

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.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:50:24

European Remembrance Symposium, Prague 2014: official opening

language: English, Czech
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duration: 00:40:51

Official opening of the European Remembrance Symposium in Prague, 2014. The guests were welcome dby Dr. Oldřich Tůma, Director of the Institute of Contemporary History, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, Małgorzata Omilanowska, State Secretary, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland, Jiří Drahoš, Chairman of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Sophie Beernaerts, Head of Unit, Europe for Citizens Programme, European Commission, Jan Rydel, Chairman of ENRS Steering Committee.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

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.

language: English, Czech
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duration: 00:40:51

Europäische Erinnerung, Berlin 2013 – Abschlussdiskussion

language: German
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duration: 00:47:00

Manche Teile des Videos sind auf Englisch. Die Abschlussdiskussion mit prof. Jan Rydel (ENRS), Dr Oldřich Tůma (Akademie von Wissenschaften von Tschechien) and Matthias Weber (Schlesische Historikerkommission), J.G. Herder (Forschungsrat).

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
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duration: 00:47:00

Europäischer Erinnerung – eine Vorlesung von Gesine Schwann

language: German
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duration: 00:29:56

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:29:56

Johannes Bach Rasmussen introduces Baltic Initiative and Network

language: English
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duration: 00:23:17

Johannes Bach Rasmussen talks about Baltic Initiative and Network.

European Remembrance. The second Symposium of European institutions dealing with 20th-century history, Berlin, 10-12 October 2013

Almost 200 representatives from 120 institutions and non-governmental organisations focussing on 20th-century history from 23 European countries discussed the form and nature of the contemporary culture of remembrance and associated historical education.

The event was organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, and the European Solidarity Centre.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:23:17

Europäischen Netzwerk von den für Geheimdienstakten verantwortlichen offiziellen Behörden

language: German
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duration: 00:19:29

Herausforderungen und Defizite in europäischer Vernetzung – Präsentation von dem Europäischen Netzwerk von den für Geheimdienstakten verantwortlichen offiziellen Behörden von Hans Altendorf

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:19:29

European Remembrance Symposium, Berlin 2013 – Kaiser, Rogulski, Tychtl Q&A

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:15:47

Parts of the recording in German. Wolf Kaiser (Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz), Pavel Tychtl (European Commission) and Rafał Rogulski (Director of ENRS) answer questions about European remembrance.

European Remembrance. The second Symposium of European institutions dealing with 20th-century history, Berlin, 10-12 October 2013

Almost 200 representatives from 120 institutions and non-governmental organisations focussing on 20th-century history from 23 European countries discussed the form and nature of the contemporary culture of remembrance and associated historical education.

The event was organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, and the European Solidarity Centre.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:15:47

Wie viel transnationale Zusammenarbeit verlangt die europäische Erinnerung? – Wolf Kaiser

language: German
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duration: 00:24:46

Wie viel transnationale Zusammenarbeit verlangt die europäische Erinnerung? - Wolf Kaiser (Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz)

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:24:46

How Much Transnational Cooperation Does European Remembrance Require? – Pavel Tychtl

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:26:12

Pavel Tychtl (European Commission) discusses transnational cooperation among European historical institutions.

European Remembrance. The second Symposium of European institutions dealing with 20th-century history, Berlin, 10-12 October 2013

Almost 200 representatives from 120 institutions and non-governmental organisations focussing on 20th-century history from 23 European countries discussed the form and nature of the contemporary culture of remembrance and associated historical education.

The event was organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, and the European Solidarity Centre.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:26:12

European Remembrance Syposium Berlin 2013 – Discussion

language: English, German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:45:36

Some parts of the recording in German.

European Remembrance. The second Symposium of European institutions dealing with 20th-century history, Berlin, 10-12 October 2013

Almost 200 representatives from 120 institutions and non-governmental organisations focussing on 20th-century history from 23 European countries discussed the form and nature of the contemporary culture of remembrance and associated historical education.

The event was organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, and the European Solidarity Centre.

language: English, German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:45:36

Diskussion mit Alexander Koch, Leiter des Deutschens Historisches Museum

language: German
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duration: 00:40:19

Diskussion mit Alexander Koch, Leiter des Deutsches Historisches Museum

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:40:19

Vorlesung van Alexander Koch, Leiter des Deutsches Historisches Museum

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:34:35

Vorlesung van Alexander Koch, Leiter des Deutsches Historisches Museum

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:34:35

Europe’s Past and the Ways We Remember – Discussion

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:38:58

Each Nation Has its Own Historical Perspective. Caesuras and Parallels in Europe’s Past and in the Ways We Remember - a discussion with Prof. Aleksandar Jakir (Split University in Croatia), Prof. Jan Rydel (ENRS) and Dr Oldřich Tůma (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic).

European Remembrance. The second Symposium of European institutions dealing with 20th-century history, Berlin, 10-12 October 2013

Almost 200 representatives from 120 institutions and non-governmental organisations focussing on 20th-century history from 23 European countries discussed the form and nature of the contemporary culture of remembrance and associated historical education.

The event was organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, and the European Solidarity Centre.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:38:58

European Remembrance Symposium, Berlin 2013 – Dalos, Diner, Kaminsky Q&A

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:46:02

György Dalos (Hungarian writer and historian, International Council of Austrian Service Abroad), Prof. Dan Diner (Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, University of Leipzig, Hebrew University of Jerusalem), and Anna Kaminsky (Federal Foundation for Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship Director) answer questions about dominant remembrance narratives in Europe.

European Remembrance. The second Symposium of European institutions dealing with 20th-century history, Berlin, 10-12 October 2013

Almost 200 representatives from 120 institutions and non-governmental organisations focussing on 20th-century history from 23 European countries discussed the form and nature of the contemporary culture of remembrance and associated historical education.

The event was organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, and the European Solidarity Centre.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:46:02

Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Berlin 2013 – ein Kommentar von Gyorgy Dalos

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:23:44

Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Berlin 2013 – ein Kommentar von Gyorgy Dalos

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
subtitles: none
duration: 00:23:44