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.

Sandra Kalniete about 1989

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Mateusz Fałkowski about 1989

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duration: 00:06:43

Mateusz Fałkowski discusses the 1989 transformation in Poland.

The video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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Josef Höchtl about 1989

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Listen to Josef Höchtl - Austrian social sciences and economics scholar, and former politician - talk about the events that led to the fall of communism in Europe.

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Oldřich Tůma about 1989

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duration: 00:10:34

The Director of the Institute of Contemporary History at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Oldřich Tůma is one of the most renowned Czech historians focusing on the post-war history of Czechoslovakia. Listen to him discuss the fall of communism in Europe.

The video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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Michal Kopeček about 1989

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duration: 00:16:15

Michal Kopeček since 2003 is head of the history department at the Institute of Contemporary History in Prague. Since 2010, he lectures Czech and Central European history as an assistant professor at the Institute of Czech History at Charles University in Prague.

Listen to his monologue about events which led to overthrowing the communism, his experiences connected to them, and the public awareness of them.

The video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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duration: 00:16:15

Peter Jašek about 1989

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duration: 00:05:42

Peter Jašek from the Nation's Memory Institute talks about his memories connected with the protests against communism, discusses the Velvet Revolution and what it meant for the citizens of Czechoslovakia.

This video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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Attila Pók about 1989 in Hungary

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Deputy director of the Institute of History, Research Center for the Humanities at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and member of the Executive Presidium of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. His scholarly interests include European and Hungarian politics, 19th- and 20th-century intellectual history, 19th- and 20th-century European historical writing, the theory and methodology of history and the history of nationalism.

Listen to his monologue about the political events in Hungary which led to overthrowing the communism regime in 1989.

The video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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duration: 00:11:14

Włodzimierz Borodziej about 1989

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duration: 00:02:25

Włodzimierz Borodziej is a history professor at the History Department of University of Warsaw. Editor in chief of Polish Diplomatic Documents, published by the Polish Institute of InternationalAffairs. Chairman of Academic Committee of the House of European History in Brussels.

Listen to his statement about the changes in 1989 and what they ment for the central Europe, specifically for Poland.

The video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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duration: 00:02:25

Vasil Kadrinov about 1989 in Bulgaria

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duration: 00:12:27

Vasil Kadrinov is the director of the Hannah Arendt Center in Sofia and a former political prisoner of the Bulgarian communist regime. Listen to him talk about his experiences and the history of the communist regime in Bulgaria.

The video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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duration: 00:12:27

Stefan Troebst about 1989

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duration: 00:11:07

Stefan Troebst is Professor of East European Cultural Studies at the University of Leipzig. His fields of research are international and inter-ethnic relations in modern Eastern Europe as well as the comparative cultural history of contemporary Europe. Listen to him explain the differences between the fall of communism in different East and Central European countries.

The video was made as a part of the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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Pieter Lagrou on 1989

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duration: 00:13:06
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Sandra Vokk about 1989

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duration: 00:13:54

Sandra Vokk is a project coordinator at the Unitas Foundationin Estonia. Her academic background is a blend of cultural studies, anthropology, and governance. She organized an academic research competition as part of the Baltic Sea Region history educational project "Different Nations - Shared Experiences".

Listen to her memories connected to living in Estonia under the control of communist government, and her statement on how and why the awareness of communist history in Central Europe should be spread.

This video was made in connection with the Freedom Express project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Europe.

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duration: 00:13:54