Annual Conference of the Imre Kertész Kolleg 2014

State Repression in Socialist Central and Eastern Europe. Comparative Approaches

Date: 12-13 June 2014

Conference Venues: University of Warsaw and Dom Spotkań z Historią, Warsaw

The conference assembles international experts and discusses forms of political repressionoppression and surveillance in the countries of the former Warsaw Pact. The focus is on comparing local and systemic features of state repression, its dimensions and intensity across Central and Eastern Europe and on state repression as social practice. In cooperation with the Historical Institute of Warsaw University and the History Meeting House (DSH), the Kolleg is delighted to present Borys Lankosz, the celebrated director of the feature film Reverse to discuss the film's particular perspective on the legacies of everyday violence in Stalinist post-war Poland.

The program can be viewed here

The program poster can be viewed here