European Remembrance - Symposium of European Institutions dealing with 20th Century History

2012 Gdansk

Programme

Day 1

14.09.2012

Arthur's Court / ul. Długi Targ 10

9:00

Registration

9:30

Opening of the Symposium

Basil Kerski, Director of European Solidarity Centre

A word of greeting

  • Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of the City of Gdansk
  • Rafal Rogulski, Director of European Network Remembrance and Solidarity Secretariat
  • Anna Kaminsky, Federal Foundation for Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship Director

Introduction to the Conference

Markus Meckel, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, MP a.D., European Network Remembrance and Solidarity Advisory Board

10:30

Debate: Does European culture of memory exist?

  • Łukasz Kamiński, President of the Institute of National Remembrance
  • Markus Meckel, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, MP a.D., European Network Remembrance and Solidarity Advisory Board
  • Georges Mink, Director of Studies at College of Europe
  • Luigi Spinola, Journalist, Radio3Mondo and Euronews
  • Stefan Troebst, Deputy Director of Centre for History and Culture of Eastern Europe, Leipzig
  • Robert Żurek, Deputy Director of the Center for Historical Research, Polish Academy of Sciences in Berlin
  • Moderator:
  • Basil Kerski, Director of European Solidarity Centre

12:30

A walk to the City Hall

The Great Weta Hall / City Hall, ul. Długa 46

13:00

Lunch

Gdansk Shipyards / ul. Doki 1

14:30

Tour of the under construction seat of European Solidarity Centre

Presentation of the permanent exhibition of the European Solidarity Centre and concept of the Museum of the Second World War

  • Paweł Machcewicz, Director of Museum of the Second World War
  • Basil Kerski, Director of European Solidarity Centre
Westerplatte

16:00

Boat trip to Westerplatte and Westerplatte visit

Baltic Philharmonic, ul. Ołowianka 1

19:00

Dinner