Till Hilmar (Yale University):
Drawing Moral Lessons from Economic Transformations: Economic Memory, Deservingness and Social Relations in post-1989 (East) Germany and the Czech Republic
Joanna Wawrzyniak (Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw), Karolina Mikołajewska-Zając (Kozminski University in Warsaw)
Nostalgia and Moral Economy in Post-socialist Industry: Poland
Mariusz Jastrząb (University of Warsaw)
How Did We Survive? Official Corporate Histories from the Period of Systemic Change
Chair and discussant: Florian Peters (Institute of Contemporary History Munich-Berlin)
The 9th Genealogies of Memory conference aimed at exploring the still ongoing and dynamic process of memory sedimentation of the economic transformations, most of all the post-1989 changes in East-Central Europe, taking into account their contradictory valences ranging from unlimited opportunities to traumatic failure. The conference took place in Warsaw between 28 and 30 October 2019.