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28.06.16

Viljandis toimub rahvusvaheline konverents totalitarismi, küüditamise ja väljarände teemal

28.-30. juunil peetakse Viljandis rahvusvaheline konverents “Totalitarism, küüditamine ja väljaränne – totalitaarsete riikide poliitikast tulenenud rahvastiku vägivaldne ümberasustamine ja migratsioonid 20. sajandi Euroopas”.

Viljandis Eesti Pärimusmuusika Keskuses toimuvat konverentsi korraldavad Euroopa Mälu ja Süüme Koostöökogu (Platform of European Memory and Conscience), Eesti Mälu Instituut ja Sihtasutus Unitas.

Konverentsil osaleb ligi kakskümmend kõnelejat, kelle hulgas on […]

31.05.16

The annual Platform of European Memory and Conscience conference entitled Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration

This year’s annual Platform of European Memory and Conscience conference entitled Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration will be held through the cooperation of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory and the Unitas Foundation on 28–30 June in Viljandi, Estonia. You will find the conference programme and the registration form necessary for participation at the Platform’s […]

18.04.16

Call for papers: International conference “Totalitarianism, Deportation and Emigration”

The forced displacement of populations and waves of migration in 20th century Europe caused by the policy of totalitarian states Viljandi, Estonia, 28–30 June 2016

The annual international conference of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience on the theme “The forced displacement of populations and waves of migration in 20th century Europe caused by […]

11.11.15

Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial presents European study

In almost all Member States of the European Union the victims of Communism are materially worse off than the average of the population. This is the result of a Europe-wide study of the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial, which was funded by the European Commission. According to the study many of the former politically persecuted persons even […]

14.05.15

Session of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory International Learned Committee on 4 May 2015 in Tallinn

The Estonian Institute of Historical Memory International Learned Committee gathered in Tallinn on Monday, 4 May 2015 to conduct an interim review of the Institute’s research work. Paavo Keisalo, Nicholas Lane, Kristian Gerner, Yakov M. Rabkin, Lasse Lehtinen and Pavel Žáček were in attendance. The Chairman of the Learned Committee Enrique Barón Crespo was […]

04.05.15

In memoriam Indrek Paavle

Our esteemed colleague and close friend Indrek Paavle has suddenly departed from among us unjustly early.

Indrek Paavle graduated cum laude from the University of Tartu majoring in history in 1998. He earned his master’s degree at the same university in 2003 and his PhD in 2009.

He travelled the greater portion of his […]

04.11.14

The papers of an international conference “The Shaping of Identity and Personality under Communist Rule: History in the Service of the Totalitarian Regimes in Eastern Europe” are now being published

The papers of an international conference “The Shaping of Identity and Personality under Communist Rule: History in the Service of the Totalitarian Regimes in Eastern Europe” are now being published. To buy the book, please contact: info@mnemosyne.ee

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31.12.13

Research fellows from Estonian Institute of Historical Memory at the International Tracking Service

Estonian Institute of Historical Memory research fellows Eli Pilve and Argo Kuusik, and Viljar Valder from the University of Tartu History Museum were in Germany in October of 2013 on a two-week research trip to the International Tracking Service (ITS) archives in Bad Arolsen.

The Estonian National Archive financed the Compatriots in German Concentration […]

02.05.13

The Former Chairman of Estonia’s International Commission for Investigating Crimes against Humanity has Passed Away

Minister Max Jakobson (30 September 1923 – 9 March 2013)

Max Jakobson was a journalist, diplomat, writer, columnist, historian and Finland’s best-known expert on foreign policy. In 1990, President Mauno Koivisto conferred the title of Minister on him. His relationship with Estonia was close and his contribution to bringing Estonia back into Europe was […]

07.12.12

Press release of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience: Time is running out for preserving memory of totalitarianism

Berlin, 9 November 2012. Commemorating the victims of the “Reichskristallnacht” 74 years ago and the victims of Communism on the 23rd anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience calls on the European community to create a status of protected European heritage for archives harbouring documents on […]