European Remembrance Symposium in Brussels (2017) – summary
The 6th edition of the European Remembrance Symposium was organised in Brussels by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (www.enrs.eu). Its main theme was the remembrance of violence in 20th-century Europe. The event was attended by over 150 representatives from over 100 institutions dealing with the history of the 20th century.
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.>/p>
A series of European Remembrance symposiums was launched in September 2012 in Gdańsk. Subsequent editions took place in Berlin, Prague, Vienna and Budapest.