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Students’ Conference: Analysing and Assuming the Recent Past within Post-Dictatorial Societies, 13-14 May 2011

The Conference aimed at discussing the assuming and the understanding of the recent past within post-dictatorial societies. The event was organised by the Faculty of Political Science – University of Bucharest, in cooperation with the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile and Università di Bologna – Forlì. […]

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Networking Meeting with Organisations Active in the Field of Memory and Remembrance. 3-4 May 2011

In the interval 3-4 May 2011, the European Commission organised, in Bruxelles and Mechelen, the International Conference Network Meeting with Organisations Active in the Field of Memory and Remembrance. The purpose of the Conference was to create and consolidate a network of active European organisations in the field of the memory of Nazi and communist […]

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The Other Romania. Cold War Broadcasting Event

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile organized an event dedicated to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s role during the Cold War. On this occasion, a double book launching taook place (Cold War Broadcasting: Impact on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: A Collection of Studies and Documents, […]

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The Conference History of Communism within the Romanian Educational System

The Soros Foundation, in collaboration with the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile and the Romanian History Teachers’ Association – CLIO, organized the conference History of Communism within the Romanian Educational System. Participants debated issues such as: what young Romanians kwon about communism; the history of communism […]

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Platform of European Memory and Conscience

During the Public Hearing “What do Young Europeans Know about Totalitarianisms?” organized at the European Parliament on 29th of March  2011, the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience, adopted the following document concerning the education on human rights through the study of the recent past. IICCMER, as partner of the Platform, […]

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The Biography of Torturer Alexandru Nicolschi

The IICCMER published on its website the cadre file of Alexandru Nicolschi, one of the cruelest Securitate generals. He was the main collaborator of general-lieutenant Gheorghe Pintilie, the head of the Securitate during the rule of Gheorghiu-Dej, and one of the officials responsible for the implementation of the re-education experiments by means of torture within […]

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