Presentation of the book 'Memory and Religion from a Post-Secular Perspective'

We invite you to take part in an online presentation of a book ‘Memory and Religion from a Post-Secular Perspective’ – one of three titles included in the book series “European Remembrance and Solidarity” launched in cooperation with Routledge. During the meeting the organizers will try to answer the following questions: does religion interact with…


The Burden of Memory: How can we build solidarity when our memories clash?

We cordially invite you to the fifth seminar of “Re-thinking Leadership” series!   During the meeting entitled “The Burden of Memory: How can we build solidarity when our memories clash?” the speakers will focus on the changing memories before, during and after the conflict. They will examine the impact of war on the public memories…


Genealogies of Memory 2022. History and Memory in International Relations

Memory and history have always played an important role in diplomacy. However, only in recent years have growing numbers of scholars begun to integrate memory and the use of history into the theories of international relations (IR), a trend most noticeable among constructivists. This turn has been partly influenced by the expanding body of research…


Reconciliation: a Long and Winding Path. 10th European Remembrance Symposium

The aim of the 10th European Remembrance Symposium is to discuss the meaning and role of reconciliation in the context of both historical and contemporary European internal and international conflicts. Traumas and a painful past are extremely important aspects of national identities and collective memories, requiring adequate commemoration and tributes to the victims. However, if…


Disinformation in Memory Politics: Practices and Ways of Prevention

As an instrument of political power, disinformation is as old as mankind but it has reached a different stage with the evolution of digital media and the intensification of global exchange. Infamous examples include the denial of historical events such as the Holocaust, the Gulag system, or the secret protocol of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, as…