Platform of European Memory and Conscience

Statement on the issue of the Lenin statue in Gelsenkirchen

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Prague, 2 April – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience hereby expresses its concern regarding the announced erection of a statue of Vladimir Lenin in the German city of Gelsenkirchen. Lenin created the Soviet totalitarian state, killing millions during…

Platform Reader presentations in all regions in Slovakia

Novinky z Platformy - 3. Březen 2020 - 0:00
Prague, 3 March – For the first time the Platform of European Memory and Conscience presented its international Reader Lest We Forget (Memory of Totalitarianism in Europe) and the board game (Across the Iron Curtain) to students of different types of secondary schools in…

The 72nd anniversary of the Communist coup in Czechoslovakia commemorated in Prague

Novinky z Platformy - 26. Únor 2020 - 10:55
Prague, 25 February 2020. The Platform president Łukasz Kamiński together with Managing Director Peter Rendek and Platform expert team member Mr Miroslav Lehký commemorated the anniversary of the Communist coup of 25 February 1948 at a solemn gathering on Nerudova Street in Prague. At this site,…

Platform’s travelling exhibition opened in Tirana

Novinky z Platformy - 19. Únor 2020 - 11:24
Tirana/Prague, 13 February – The Platform’s travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” was opened in Tirana, Albania. The Albanian version of the exhibition was officially presented in the very centre of Tirana, at the Shanderberg Square on 13 February. It enjoys…

“We have a dark premonition because we know” – the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

Novinky z Platformy - 27. Leden 2020 - 13:42
Oświęcim, 27 January – The Platform (PEMC) president Dr. Łukasz Kamiński and the Executive Board Member Dr. Wolfgang-Christian Fuchs took part during the official commemoration event on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the former Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz on 27…

Representatives of the Museum of 20th Century Memory visited the Platform

Novinky z Platformy - 10. Leden 2020 - 13:05
Prague, 9 January – The first official working meeting between representatives of the Platform and the newly established Museum of 20th Century Memory in Prague took place in the Platform office on 9 January. The Platform managing director Mr Peter…

Czechoslovakia in the 1948 – 1989 (dis)information war

Novinky z Platformy - 7. Leden 2020 - 1:48
Prague, 7 January –  How to better understand the current disinformation phenomenon, fake news, alternative news sites, conspiracy theories, etc.? The online project Czechoslovakia in the 1948 – 1989 (dis)information war, provides a unique view on this topic from the perspective of little-known…

The international conference “Road to Freedom” took place in Timişoara on 13 – 14 December

Novinky z Platformy - 16. Prosinec 2019 - 13:03
Prague, 16 December – The international conference “Road to Freedom” took place in Timișoara, Romania as a part of the commemoration events marking the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the Romanian revolution. While in other countries (Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia),…

Hungarian version of the reader Lest We Forget released

Novinky z Platformy - 14. Prosinec 2019 - 13:09
Timişoara, 13 December – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience has released the Hungarian version of the reader Lest We Forget. Memory of Totalitarianism in Europe (Hogy el ne feledjük. A totalitarizmus emlékezete Európában). It is so far the 8th…