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.

Closing remarks at the Image, history and memory conference: Piotr Juszkiewicz

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Film: Medium of History, Fabric of Memory

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Chair: Piotr Juszkiewicz (Poland)

Ana Krsinic Lozica (Croatia), Jasenovac Concentration Camp on Film

Agnieszka Kiejziewicz (Poland), Bye Bye Innocence. War and Children’s Traumatic Memories in Japanese Film

Beja Margitházi (Hungary), Embodying Sense Memory: Animating the Analog/Photographic as Evidence of Traumatic Experience in EastEuropean Post-Cinema (Son of Saul, Regina, Warsaw Uprising)

Veronika Pehe (Czech Republic), From Socialism to Democracy on the Screen: Accommodating Images of the Socialist Past in the Post-1989 Czech Republic

Commentary: Magdalena Saryusz-Wolska (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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Constantin Parvulescu: Narratives of Abuse in East Central European Film

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Constantin Parvulescu giving his keynote lecture.

Chair: Piotr Juszkiewicz (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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duration: 00:56:56

Image in Popular Culture and New Media: Remembrance Medium, Fabric of History

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Robert Hariman: New Media, Old Discourse: Relocating the Public Image

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Robert Hariman giving his keynote lecture.

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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Ernst van Alphen: Legacies of Stalinism and the Gulag: Manifestations of Trauma and Postmemory

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Ernst van Alphen giving his keynote lecture.

Chair: Jan Rydel (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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Monuments as a Remembrance Image

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Tadeusz J. Żuchowski: Introductory Remarks. Between Monument and Memorial

Chair: Jagoda Hernik Spalińska (Poland)

Burcin Cakir (Scotland), Diplomacy and Dead: Construction of Gallipoli War Memorials and State Agency

Olga Barbasiewicz (Poland), Hidden Memory and Memorials. Remembering Korean Victims in Hiroshima

Ksenia Surikova (Russia), Images of Memory: Monuments and Memorials of Second World War in Russia and Belarus

Yaroslav Pasko (Ukraine), Monuments as a Factor of Historical Memory and Identity Threat: Don17:30bas and Ukraine

Written Presentation: Alicja Melzacka (Poland), Contemporary Art as a New Counter-Monument

Commentary: Tadeusz J. Żuchowski (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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duration: 02:07:12

Images of History versus Remembrance

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duration: 01:49:11


Chair: Piotr Juszkiewicz (Poland)

Anastasia Pavlovskaya (Russia), ‘How Should a Monument to Pushkin Look Like?’: The Pushkin Monument in Leningrad Discussion (1936-1937) and the Stalinist Memorial Culture

Olli Kleemola (Finland), Building the Finnish National Mythos: Photographs from the Russo-Finnish Winter War 1939–1940

Michał Haake (Poland), Picture and History. Exhibitions of Art as a Tool of Validation of Communist Authority in Poland

Maria Khorolskaya (Russia), The Everyday in the GDR in Individual, Cultural and Political Memory

Commentary: Zuzanna Bogumił (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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Wojciech Suchocki: Matejko. How Was He Doing This?

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Wojciech Suchocki giving his keynote lecture.

Chair: Csaba György Kiss (Hungary)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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duration: 00:59:26

Remembrance, History, Image: Theories and Cognitive Perspectives

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duration: 02:25:10

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.


Chair: Joanna Wawrzyniak (Poland)

Vitalii Ogiienko (Ukraine), Image of the Starving Little Girl: From Initial Traumatic Holodomor Experience to Media Icon

Andrei Nacu (Romania), The Relation between the Family Album and the Re-evaluation of Romania’s Communist Past

Filip Lipiński (Poland), Stratified Image. Medium, Construction and Memory in Frank Stella’s Polish Villages

Florin Abraham (Romania), Histor(iograph)y and Memory in ‘PostTruth Era’. Towards a European Public Sphere? Some Theoretical Considerations

Written Presentation: Tomasz Szerszeń (Poland), Memory, Photography, History. Post-Soviet Auto-photo-biographies

Commentary: Luiza Nader (Poland)

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Image, History and Memory: welcome speeches

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duration: 00:36:37

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

Welcome speeches by:
Rafał Rogulski, Director of the Institute of European Network Remembrance and Solidarity

Juliusz Szymczak-Gałkowski, Director of the Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Joanna Wawrzyniak, Initiator of the Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe programme

Opening remarks: Piotr Juszkiewicz (Conference convener)

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Mieke Bal: Dis-Remembered and MisRemembered: A Confrontation with Failures of Cultural Memory

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Mieke Bal giving her keynote lecture.

Chair: Anna Kutaj-Markowska (Poland)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

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duration: 01:11:16

Image and Historiosophy: Artistic Reflection on the Subject of History and Remembrance

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duration: 01:55:16


Chair: Ewa Kociszewska (Poland)

Tatiana Tereshchenko (Russia), Greek Vase Painting: Polysemantic Rethinking of History in the Images of the Others

Justyna Balisz-Schmelz (Poland), Pictures for the Fathers. Baselitz’s Heldenbilder as Counterimages of the Socialist and Fascist Body

Dorota Kownacka (Poland), Against Illusion. Abstraction towards the Reality. Kuno Raeber’s Material Turn. Karl Rössing’s Wood- and Linocut and the War Experience Aspect

Roma Sendyka (Poland), ‘Hobbled Images’ as Memorial Documents for Underrepresented Events. Regaining Past through Reading the Affective and Recognizing the Precursory

Commentary: Katja Bernhardt (Germany)

The seventh conference Genealogies of Memory in Central and Eastern Europe took place on 6-8 December in Warsaw. During the three-day event, over 180 scholars from 70 institutions and 19 countries discussed the relationships between image, history and memory and the various roles of images concerning memory.

language: English
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duration: 01:55:16