Project “Unspoken truths” – Partner meeting
The project aimed to encourage an informed public debate about the history and legacy of communism in Europe and in particular the importance of public opposition against the totalitarian regime in the period 1953-1989 in all post-communist countries.
– To make a historical retrospective of national resistance movements against the communist regime in the period 1953-1989 (Goryani Movement-Bulgaria; Berlin Uprising (1953)-Germany; Hungarian Revolution (1956)-Hungary; Prague spring (1968)-Czech Republic; “Cursed soldiers”-Poland; “Forest Brothers”-Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia; The Movement in Yugoslavia; Arnautoiu in Romania) and attempts for their rationalization;
– To analyze the political processes in the period between 1953-1989 and their impact on the political and ideological map of modern Europe. Importance of the Helsinki Agreement;
– To initiate debate in European society, leading to further evaluation of Communism, and changes in educational approach to the study of communism in schools and universities.