The Legacy of Totalitarianism Today

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Last week I spent a few days in Prague, where I was attending an International Conference ‘The Legacy of Totalitarianism Today’ (Dědictví Totality Dnes). The conference was organised by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience in association with several of their partner organisations, and hosted by the Senate of the Czech Parliament. In addition to two full days of conference presentations and discussion, two linked film showings were offered at European House (Evropský dům): Andrzej Wajda’s Katyn (2007) and a special screening of The Soviet Story (2008) followed by a great Q and A session with Director Edvīns Šnore. You can read more about The Soviet Story (and order copies!) at the official website here.

It's always nice to have a reason to visit beautiful Prague! Photo ©‎ Kelly Hignett. It’s always nice to have a reason to visit beautiful Prague! Photo ©‎ Kelly Hignett.

A particular highlight for me was the invitation to attend the presentation of the…

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  1. Géza

     /  17/07/2014

    It is in Budapest!

    THE 2014 EUROPEAN CONGRESS

    THE FUTURE OF EUROPE

    PERSPECTIVES ON GEOPOLITICS, IDENTITY, AND NATIONALISM

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

    OCTOBER 3-4, 2014

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  2. Géza

     /  17/07/2014

    This would be something interesting to visit too!

    http://www.npiamerica.org/identitarian-congress

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