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How do we teach the history of communism in Eastern Europe? International Conference

September 27th  – 28th 2012, Hotel Ramada Majestic Bucharest The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile and the association Respiro Human Rights Research Centre, together with the association Militia Spirituala and with the support of the Soros Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, organized the international conference […]

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The Summer University of Râmnicu Sărat, 6th edition, 20-26 August 2012: Communism between Memory and History

The Summer University focused on analysing ways of remembering the interval 1944-1989 from a historical and biographical perspective. Participating students were invited to reflect on various ideological, social and political aspects of communism. Considering the fact that the effects of this period are still present within the Romanian society, a better knowledge of the recent […]

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IICCMER launches a campaign of archaeological investigations to identify the remains of political prisoners who died in Aiud prison

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) are conducting, as of July 2, 2012, a campaign of archaeological investigations in Aiud, in the place known as Rapa Robilor, where some of the prisoners who died in Aiud prison were buried. This year’s archaeological research aims to […]

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Conference: Representing the Communist Past. The Penitentiary of Râmnicu Sărat as a Place of Memory

On 2 July 2012, the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile organised the Conference entitled Representing the Communist Past. The Penitentiary of Râmnicu Sărat as a Place of Memory. The Conference aimed at disseminating information on a lesser known subject of our recent history, namely the extermination […]

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Conference: The Greek Communist Party and Romanian Communism

On 27 June 2012, the Conference entitled The Greek Communist Party and Romanian Communism took place at the Faculty of History within the University of Bucharest. The special guest of the Conference is Dr. Apostolos Patelakis from the Institute of Balkan Studies in Thessaloniki. Dr. Andrei Muraru, executive president of IICCMER, and Dr. Adrian Cioroianu, […]

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Debate: The Memory of Communism in Central and East European Countries

On 15 June 2012, the debate entitled The Memory of Communism in Central and East European Countries took place at the Romanian Cultural Institute. Andrei Muraru – executive president of the IICCMER, Dinu Zamfirescu – president of the Scientific Council of the IICCMER, Marius Oprea – director, IICCMER, and Adam Burakowski, researcher, Instytut Studiów Politycznych […]

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