Kind invitation to the 18th East-West European Memorial Meeting in Krzyżowa. This year the meeting will take place as an online event, the topic is "The virtual remembrance - Memorial work and digital media".
Deadline for registration is 22 March 2021.
Project Partners: Evangelical Academy Berlin, Wroclaw Remembrance and Future Center, Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany, Foundation “Rememberance, Responsibility, Future”
18th East-West-European Memorial Seminar Kreisau
25./26. March 2021
The virtual remembrance
Memorial work and digital media
Remembering and teaching history online - what is possible virtually and what is not? Museums, memorial sites and contemporary witness projects in Eastern and Western Europe have long presented themselves online - but the pandemic is forcing many to move their multifaceted offerings completely online: Exhibitions, events, documentation and publications, workshops and discussion formats. What does this mean for historical and political remembrance work? How do methods, exchange and knowledge change when real encounters are not possible? What opportunities are offered by online communication, which target groups are opened up in a new way - and who cannot or does not want to participate in virtual formats?
We invite you to share your experiences and exchange ideas with others - digitally, of course!
The East-West European Memorial Seminar will take place in 2021 as a video conference. We will virtually walk through the authentic site of Kreisau (Krzyżowa), introduce online historical education work online and discuss with each other. As usual, all participants can present their own work at the memorial sites and in the reappraisal of the history of the 20th century. The aim of this exceptionally digital memorial meeting is also to establish contacts across borders and to enter into conversation with each other.
The East-West European Memorial Seminar is aimed at employees of historical museums, memorial sites, reappraisal initiatives and contemporary witness projects. As always, the event will be simultaneously interpreted into Polish, Russian, English and German.