Online Symposium: The Future of Memory in Poland and Germany

Since October 2019, the EVZ Foundation supports six Polish and German projects who work on innovative digital formats for historical-civic education.

Seminar “Local Perspectives on Difficult Histories: An Open Exchange for Best Practices in Memory Work.”

The Seminar will be organized and carried out by the “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre from Lublin, Poland (

Lecture by Omar Bartov: Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

For more than four hundred years, the Eastern European border town of Buczacz – today part of Ukraine – was home to a highly diverse citizenry.

Call for Applications: Bergen-Belsen International Summer School 2019

This year marks the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

Call for Applications: Leo Baeck Summer University 2019 – “Jewish Berlin – Past and Present”

Due to its geographical location and its unsteady history, Berlin has always been a place of encounter, emigration, migration, and exile.

Call for applications: "How can arts and culture contribute to dealing with difficult pasts and to reconciliation in Europe?"

We want to reflect about the different links between arts/culture and difficult pasts (wars, mass violence, dictatorships...) and explore how this topic can be addressed in Museum/Memorials and in

Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Memorial Summer School 2018: "What remains: Memory Landscapes of the Second World War"

Memory and the interpretation of past events are crucial in the construction of a national identity. Yet memory is not constant. It is permanently reinterpreted and differs in time and space.

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