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.

European Remembrance Symposium in Prague: Final remarks

language: English
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duration: 01:00:32


Dušan Kováč (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Siobhán Kattago (Tallin University, Estonia).

Chair: Oldřich Tůma (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: 01:00:32

Finding your own First World War. School projects – Workshop

language: English
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duration: 00:42:57

The workshop was a part of European Remembrance Symposium in Prague on 11 April 2014.

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: 00:42:57

Museums and Projects about the Great War – Workshop

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 01:36:49

A workshop hosted by Imperial War Museum during the European Remembrance Symposium in Prague on 11 April 2014.

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: 01:36:49

Pieter Lagrou on memory competition - final lecture at European Remembrance Symposium in Prague

language: English
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duration: 00:53:51

The final lecture given by Pieter Lagrou (Free University Brussels) during European Remembrance Symposium in Prague on 11 April 2014. Lagrou claim is that 'we live in a situation of memory competition, in which we pay more or less attention to one or other memory. We have to make choices what memory we find more important, which doesn't mean forgetting the other events'.

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: 00:53:51

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
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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
subtitles: none
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
subtitles: none
duration: 00:40:51