On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a unique exhibition entitled ‘Roads to 1989. East-Central Europe 1939-1989.’ will be shown in the German capital.
12-16 November 2014
The international film Festival of Freedom starts on 12 November in Bratislava. In addition to film screenings, there will be discussions, stage performances and a photo exhibition. The main topic of the festival is the period of oppression not only in Slovakia, but also in other post-soviet countries, such as Czech republic, Poland or Hungary.
The Hungarian Revolution, a nationwide uprising against the Soviet ruled communist system and the government of the Hungarian People’s Republic, broke out on 23 October 1956. The revolt lasted until 10 November and, despite its failure, is considered one of the most significant and tragic events in post-war Hungarian history and was the first crack in the Iron Curtain that divided the World into two hostile camps.
Fourth Genealogies of Memory conference
Warsaw, 6-8 November 2014, University of Warsaw Library
30 August – 13 September 2014
For fourteen days, twenty young people from ten European countries travelled around Europe in the footsteps of 1989. Artists, journalists and historians chosen in an international contest visited six countries in Europe in a two-week period, starting from Solidarity's Gdańsk, through Timisoara in Romania, ending in Berlin.
European Network Remembrance and Solidarity has launched a unique project in order to foster cooperation of research centers, NGOs, museums, galleries and memorials dedicated to the previous century.