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.

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
subtitles: none
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
subtitles: none
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

The Past is Another Story – lecture by Ann Rigney

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duration: 01:27:03

Keynote lecturer Ann Rigney, professor of Comparative Literature at Utrecht University, giving her lecture called 'The Past is Another Story'.

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory II 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.

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duration: 01:27:03

On Memory Regions – Roundtable Discussion: Olick, McGregor, Lim, Sierp

language: English
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duration: 01:16:15

Roundtable discussion held by: Jeffrey Olick (University of Virginia), Kate McGregor (University of Melbourne), Jie-Hyun Lim (Sogang University), Aline Sierp (Maastricht University). Chair: Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw)

From 17 to 19 of March, the Regions of Memory II 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.

One of the central concerned topics was the assessment of the term ‘regions of memory’, as a variety of evidences show that the connotation of the term ‘region’ with a specifically geographically determined area is insufficient for the ‘hybridity’ these memory-regions can actually have.

language: English
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duration: 01:16:15

The Fragmentation of Trauma – Panel: Kapralski, Mouzakiti, McGregor

language: English
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duration: 02:01:39

Panel 'The Fragmentation of Trauma: Memories of Mass Violence Between the Global and Local'.

Speeches:
Sławomir Kapralski (Pedagogical University of Krakow): "The Holocaust: Commemorated but not Remembered? Post-colonial and Post-traumatic Perspectives on the Reception of the Holocaust Memory Discourse in Poland".

Kate McGregor (University of Melbourne): "Global Memoryscapes and The International People’s Tribunal for the 1965 Violence in Indonesia".

Angelika Mouzakiti (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi): "The Pogrom of Jews in Iaşi in June 1941: The Memorial Sites as Part of the Post-socialist Memory Discourse".


Discussant: Małgorzata Pakier (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews)

Chair: Jens Boysen (German Historical Institute 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
subtitles: none
duration: 02:01:39