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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Introduction: Wawrzyniak, Maubach, Laczo

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:44:06


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

Warsaw, November 2014.

Introduction to conference by Dr. Ferenc Laczó, Dr. Franka Maubach and Dr. Joanna Wawrzyniak.

language: English
subtitles: none
duration: 00:44:06