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"Who is studying the history of Communism is better suited for democracy." 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION brought together inspectors from history to discuss educational strategies in recent history

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Bucharest, 27 October 2015. Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile (1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION) organized during the period October 23-25, 2010, in Bucharest, National Conference of inspectors in history, an event designed to facilitate the exchange of experience and good practice in relation to teaching and promoting interest in the history of communism and, more generally, of recent history.

The meeting, organized in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Ministry of education and scientific research, inspectors of all the counties have discussed their experiences in implementing projects at local level and offered suggestions for stimulating the interest of teachers and students for topics of recent history. 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION experts presented their educational activities carried out at national level, such as schools or universities, competitions for pupils and students, tours of the former communist prisons, temporary exhibitions, themed electronic pages, etc. Also was presented the concept of a new large-scale project of ROMANIAN EXILEmemory-online platform repertorizeze spaces and biographies for the Romanian representative recent history and is a valuable tool for teachers and for all those interested in understanding the phenomenon of the period starting from the facts in the vicinity.

At the event, the Executive Chairman, Mr. Radu Preda 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION, to put emphasis on the need for the identification of new approaches to the history of communism in schools, considering that "who is studying the history of Communism is better suited for democracy." It stressed the importance of cooperation between ROMANIAN EXILE and inspectors for the initiation of a broader approach to teaching activities, to ensure a balance between microistorie and macroistorie. A recent approach to history that take account of local history and is an ideal way to arouse and maintain interest in the period among students from all over the country. History of the sea by small histories represent an approach already used in countries through personal and collective trauma.

Inspectors of history, along with the Inspector General, Mr. Doru Dumitrescu, emphasized on this occasion the importance of historical education and drew attention to the very low budget time allowed matter as such. Participants also asked the decision makers from the education system to take into account in future educational plan for increasing the number of hours, extracurricular activities, so including those completed along with the 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION, to be assigned the portfolio of educators and students alike.

For more information about the National Conference of inspectors of history or about other projects the 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION, please contact us at phone number + 40 21 316 7565 or email office@iiccmer.ro.

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About The 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION
Institute for the investigation of Communist crimes and the memory of the Romanian exile is a governmental structure established in 2005 and in the coordination of the Prime Minister. His role consists, first of all, in managing and analyzing the scientific point of view of the totalitarian period and its consequences. Secondly, the 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION supports the creation and implementation of educational tools with purposeful Memorial and thus contribute to the articulation of the context in which the values and fundamental rights to be accepted by our society post-totalitarian. Last but not least, the ROMANIAN EXILE's role is to gather, archive and publish documents relating to the memory of the Romanian exile.
More details about the work of the 1989 ROMANIAN REVOLUTION: http://www.iiccmer.ro/or https://www.facebook.com/InstitutuldeInvestigareaCrimelorComunismului.