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History of Communism in Europe, no. 8/ 2017: The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook

This call for papers seeks contributors for the eighth issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe, no. 8/2017: The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook on the gendered histories of European communisms. This issue looks to include the most recent scholarship on women and their intricate relations with the Communist parties in […]

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Opération Villages Roumains: A model of European solidarity The reaction against the communist project of systematizing the villages (1988-1989)

Bucharest, October 21, 2016. The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) organizes on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at Jockey Club in Bucharest (9 Episcopiei Street), the colloquium “Opération Villages Roumains: A Model of European Solidarity. The Reaction against the Communist Project of Systematizing the Villages (1988-1989)”. The communist regime […]

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IICCMER regrets the passing away of two emblematic figures of the Romanian exile

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) expresses its regrets regarding the passing away of two emblematic figures of the Romanian exile Elisabeth Rațiu (1921-2016), wife of the former Peasant Party leader Ion Raţiu, and Radu Câmpeanu (1922-2016), the first president of the National Liberal Party […]

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The sixth volume of History of Communism in Europe was released

Zeta Books Publishing House released the latest issue of the IICCMER academic journal History of Communism in Europe, vol. 6/ 2015, on the topic (Dis)Embedding. The Institutionalization of the Social Memory of Totalitarian Pasts: Practices, Politics, Arts. 20th century Europe faced several forms of authoritarian or even totalitarian regimes. 21st century Europe aims at building […]

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The representatives of the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile paid homage to Queen Ana of Romania

On August 10, 2016, The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER), represented by Dinu Zamfirescu, President of the Scientific Council, and Radu Preda, Executive President, together with Octav Bjoza, President of the Association of the Former Political Prisoners in Romania (AFDPR), paid a last homage to […]

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The Gheorghe URSU case: The military prosecutors sent four people to trial for the murder by torture of the former engineer

The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) welcomes the decision of the Prosecutor’s Office of the High Court of Cassation and Justice in the case regarding the death of dissident Gheorghe Ursu. More than 30 years after his murder by torture, the military prosecutors ruled for the […]

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