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20 Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain

The Study Centre for National Reconciliation and The National Museum of Contemporary History invite you to the international scientific conference

TOTALITARIANISM – QUESTIONS AND CHALLENGES
20 Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain

The conference will take place on November 9, 2009
in The Knight’s Hall of The National Museum of Contemporary History, Celovška 23, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

PROGRAMME:

8.45 – 9.00
Registration, press releases

9.00 – 9.30
Opening address

Jože Dežman, Director of The National Museum of Contemporary History
Andreja Valič, MA, Director of The Study Centre for National Reconciliation
professor Lovro Šturm, PhD, Former Minister of Justice and Former President of the EU Council

9.30 – 10.30
Discussion with Count Nikolai Tolstoy. Discussion will take place in English.

10.30 – 10.45
Coffee Break

10.45 – 12.00
Speakers:

Tamara Griesser-Pečar, PhD: Register of Totalitarian Regimes and Occurrences in Slovenia
Jernej Letnar-Černič, PhD: Searching Normative Answers to Totalitarian Crimes
Damjan Hančič, PhD: Outline of Revolutionary Terror in the Kamnik Area from 1941 to 1945
Renato Podbersič, MA: Revolutionary Terror in the Primorska Region
Andrej Zorko: Mobilization to the German Army

12.00 – 12.30
Discussion

12.30 – 13.30
Lunch break, The National Museum of Contemporary History

13.30 – 14.15
Speakers:
Pavel Jamnik: Awareness of a Crime
Mateja Čoh, PhD: “Gangs” – Terrorist Groups or Provocation of “Udba”?
Milko Mikola, PhD: Evictions from Place of Residence in Slovenia from 1947 to 1949

14.15 – 14.30
Discussion

14.30 – 14.45
Coffee Break
14.45 – 15.30
Speakers:
Andreja Valič, MA: History for the Future
Monika Kokalj Kočevar, MA: Personal Stories from Second World War
Jože Dežman: Disintegration of Taboos and Transitional Justice in Slovenia

15.30
Discussion
Information: The Study Centre for National Reconciliation, +386 1 230 67 00, info@scnr.si.

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