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30.09.16: Opening by the moderators Demian von Osten and Olesia Ostrovska-Liuta together with the first speakers Thomas Krüger, Anatoly Podolsky and Josef Zissels at the President Hotel Kyiv, Ukraine.30.09.16: Opening Dialoge - Michael Reiffenstuel in discussion with Olesia Ostrovska-Liuta.30.09.16: Timothy Snyder, Yale University, USA, speaks in his Keynote about “A Garden of Forgetfulness: European Memory Policies Today”.30.09.16: Caroline Hornstein-Tomić in discussion with Timothy Snyder about memory and false memory in history.30.09.16: Mariana Sadovska and Christian Thomé presented their Duo-Program “Vesna – An Acoustic East-Western Road Movie”, in which they combine ancient Ukrainian folk songs and contemporary electro-acoustic sounds.01.10.16: In Panel 1 “Concepts of Remembrance” the scientific discourse on remembrance as well as the actors and recipients in memory politics where discussed by Kornelia Kończal, Maria Mälksoo, Tatiana Zhurzhenko and Barbara Törnquist-Plewa.01.10.16: Kornelia Kończal argues in Panel 1, that while nation-centred approaches still dominate historical memory studies, first attempts have already been made to combine the history of memory with regional, comparative and transnational perspectives.01.10.16: Jochen Hellbeck introduces Panel 2 “Memory Wars” in Transition States.01.10.16: In Panel 2 Anna Colin-Lebedev, Olesya Khromeychuk, Wolfgang Templin and Serhy Yekelchyk discuss with Jochen Hellbeck about the providers and actors of memory in the post-socialist sphere.01.10.16: The Question if digital media and web-based instruments of visualisation can contribute to greater awareness of historical events among younger generations was discussed in Panel 3 “Memory in the Digital Age”.01.10.16: Igor Shchupak talked about the memory of the Holocaust in Ukraine in Panel 4 “The Topicality of the Holocaust”.01.10.16: In Panel 4 “The Topicality of the Holocaust” Natan Sznaider looked at a European comparative perspective to or through the Holocaust.02.10.16: With the Concluding Discussion to the topic “Transcultural Memory in Europe – Challenges for the Future” Georgiy Kasianov, Thomas Krüger, Irina Shcherbakova, Josef Zissels and Demian von Osten closed the conference with a look into the future of memory politics.02.10.16: Thomas Krüger speaking at the Concluding Panel.02.10.16: After two days of fruiteful comments and questions by the audience the conference was closed on Sunday.02.10.2016: During the Project Stand-up the participants got to know selected projects from all over Europe dealing with remembrance and history.02.10.2016: It offered space for fruitful discussions and networking.02.10.2016: The centre for Holocaust Studies presented their research which focuses on regional aspects of the Holocaust on Ukrainian lands.02.10.2016: The conference offered a look into practitioners work during the Project Stand-up as a counterpart to the numerous scientific talks.02.10.2016: The project Cities of Memory asks how social memory is reflected in the urban landscape of Post-soviet capitals.

Event series

Mapping Memories

Mapping Memories is an event series focusing on commemorative culture in Eastern Europe and beyond. Current events include conferences, summer schools and practical workshops.

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Documentation (November 2015)

Mapping Memories of Post-1989 Europe

The international conference "Mapping Memories" and follow-on workshop, which took place in Vienna from 29 November to 3 December, focused on different historical narratives and discussed ways of dealing with these. Find the event documentation here.

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Documentation (July 2016)

Mapping Memories Summer School 2016

The international summer school "Mapping Memories" which took place in Tbilisi, Georgia from 13 July to 17 July was a follow-up to the conference in Vienna of 2015 and focused on different historical narratives and discussed ways of dealing with these. Find the event documentation here.

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