Sabine Stach (German Historical Institute):
Guiding through Memory: A Case Study on (Post)Communism Tours
Bartłomiej Krzysztan (Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences):
Capitalizing Socialism in Postcolonial Georgia. Post-socialist Economic Reality and Structure of Memory on Peripheral Flea Market
Mykola Makhortykh (Amsterdam School of Communication Research):
We Were Hungry, but we also Were Free: (Counter)Narratives of the Russia’s first post-Soviet Decade on Instagram
Chair and discussant: Bogdan Iacob (University of Exeter)
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.