Opening conference 2011

Europe’s East in the 20th Century. Cultural-historical Challenges for the Present

Monument at the Memorial Sighet (Romania) // Photo: private

July 8th/9th 2011 at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

The Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena hold its first official conference on July 8th/ 9th 2011.The opening speech on the heritage of dictatorships was presented by Adam Michnik. The secound day was opened by Jiří Menzel, who gave the concluding presentation on east-central-european filmmaking with special emphasis on ironic approaches towards the 20th century.

Here you can find a documentation of the conference: