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

2013 Berlin

Programme

Day 1

10.10.2013

Representation of the European Commission in Germany / Unter den Linden 78, 10117 Berlin

18:15

Opening of the Symposium

  • Anna Kaminsky, Federal Foundation for Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship Director
  • Basil Kerski, Director of European Solidarity Centre
  • Rafal Rogulski, Director of ENRS Secretariat

18:30

Opening lectures:

European Remembrance. A comparison between East and West

Keith Lowe

Andrzej Paczkowski

20:00

Reception

Day 2

11.10.2013

Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur / Kronenstraße 5, 10117 Berlin

9:30

Welcome speech

  • Anna Kaminsky, Federal Foundation for Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship Director

9:45

European Remembrance and Solidarity. Introduction to the Symposium

  • Rafal Rogulski, Director of ENRS Secretariat

10:00

European caesuras 1914-1939-1989. Dominant remembrance narratives in Europe

  • Dan Diner - lecture
  • György Dalos - commentary

11:00

Discussion

12:00

Lunch break

13:30

Each nation has its own historical perspective. Caesuras and parallels in Europe´s past and in the ways we remember

  • Aleksandar Jakir
  • Jan Rydel
  • Oldřich Tůma
  • Moderator: Ulrich Mählert

15:15

Coffee break

16:00

Transfer to German Historical Museum

German Historical Museum

17:00

Tour of German Historical Museum

Discussion with Alexander Koch, director of German Historical Museum

Tour of the Museum

19:30

Reception at the Museum

Day 3

12.10.2013

Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur / Kronenstraße 5, 10117 Berlin

9:30

How much transnational cooperation does European remembrance require?

  • Pavel Tychtl, European Commission
  • Wolf Kaiser, Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz

10:15

Challenges to and deficits in European networking. Presentation of different networks in Europe

  • Hans Altendorf, European Network of Official Authorities in Charge of Secret-Police Files
  • Johannes Bach Rasmussen, Baltic Initiative and Network
  • Jiří Sýkora, Visegrád-Fund
  • Vesna Teršelič, Initiative for RECOM
  • Moderator: Rafał Rogulski

12:30

Coffee break

13:00

Lecture: Gesine Schwann - European Remembrance

13:30

Final discussion. Challenges for the future

  • Matthias Weber
  • Jan Rydel
  • Oldřich Tůma