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IICCMER announces the release of the 4th volume of its English yearbook

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) announces the release of the 4th issue of its English yearbook History of Communism in Europe, on the topic Transitional Justice and Civil Societies after Dictatorial Regimes. The volume comprises theoretical considerations and case studies about the transitional and post-transitional societies in […]

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Twenty Five Years Later. History and Memory of Communism. The International Conference of Bucharest. November 20 – 21, 2014

Organizers: Memoria Cultural Foundation, The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER)  Partners: Francophone Regional Center of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (CeReFREA), National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA) Conference Committee:  Convenors: Claudia-Florentina Dobre (Memoria Cultural Foundation, CeReFREA), Valeriu Antonovici (SNSPA) Advisory Board : Cosmin Budeancă (General Director, IICCMER), Liliana Deyanova (Professor, Department of Sociology, St. […]

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IICCMER launches, together with Adevărul newspaper, the debate “Right to Memory. Museum of Communism in Romania”

Each Thursday, starting with July 17th, 2014, between 11.00-12.00, historians, sociologists, anthropologists, theologians, politicians and scholars will come together to talk about our recent past,  lessons of memory and the amnesia of the present. 25 years after the Revolution, eight years after the official, spectacular and disputed condemnation of communism, we are still witnessing a […]

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The remains of Flore Tahâş, murdered by the communist authorities in 1950, were found

In an archaeological investigation campaign organized by the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER), in partnership with the National History Museum of Transylvania in Cluj-Napoca (MNIT), on July 14th-15th, 2014, in Sângeorz-Băi city, Bistriţa-Năsăud County, the remains of Flore Tahâş, shot dead on June 25th, 1950, were […]

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IICCMER asks the General Prosecutor’s Office to initiate the criminal proceedings against former deputy commander for security and regime of the Oneşti labor camp, also [...]

Bucharest, July 8th, 2014 – The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) asked the General Prosecutor’s Office attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice to initiate the criminal proceedings against the former deputy commander for security and regime of the Oneşti labor camp, also former deputy commander […]

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Râmnicu Sărat Summer University “Prison of Silence, an Experience in Communism”. 8th edition, August 22nd – 29th, 2014

The Summer University of Râmnicu Sărat is the first of its kind in Romania dedicated to the study of the communist repressive system. Based on the concept “Prison of Silence, an Experience in Communism”, the 8th edition sets out to analyze the memory of the 1945 – 1989 period, from a historical and biographical perspective. […]

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