Remembering 1918: Daydreaming Nations – 20 Voices from Central and Eastern Europe about the Post-1918 Period
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Remembering 1918: Daydreaming Nations – 20 Voices from Central and Eastern Europe about the Post-1918 Period
3 & 4 February 2018
Bozar, Brussels, Belgium

The first event of the Remembering 1918 project will take place on the first weekend of February in Brussels. The House of European History and the Bozar Centre for Fine Arts are bringing together scholars and artists from Central and Eastern Europe to present original views on the events of 1918 and their impact on the present.

On Saturday 3 February, the speakers will gather at the House of European History. There will be public tours of the museum’s exhibits guided by scholars and artists from different countries. During the tours, the guides will be adding their own perspectives on Europe’s narrative and the events of the year 1918.

 

Saturday programme:

14:15 – 15:00 Grzegorz Jankowicz, Poland – critic, philologist, essayist and translator

14:30 –15:15 Voldemārs Johansons, Latvia – artist, sinologist and composer

14:45 – 15:30 Peeter Helme, Estonia – writer

15:00 –15:45 Valda Selga Liepina, Latvia – journalist, translator

15:15 –16:00 Lura Limani, Kosovo – writer, journalist, scholar

15:45 –16:30 Pavlína Kvapilová, Czech Republic –  journalist, historian

16:00 –16:45 Arūnas Gelūnas, Lithuania – artist, activist

16:15 –17:00 David Zábranský, Czech Republic – lawyer, writer, journalist

16:30 –17:15 Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland – scriptwriter, director, producer

16:45–17:30 Virva Liski, Finland – historian

17:00 – 17:45 Ion M. Ionita, Romania – journalist

17:15 –18:00 Pirita Näkkäläjärvi, Finland – 2017 Sami of the Year winner, strategy consultant

17:30– 18:15 Adrian Cioroinau, Romania – historian, journalist, essayist, Romania’s permanent delegate to UNESCO

 

Tours are free of charge. Book to participate by sending an email to historia-learning@ep.europa.eu . Tours are conducted in English. Find more information about the event here.

 

 

On Sunday 4 February, the Bozar Centre for Fine Arts will host Remembering 1918: Daydreaming Nations – 20 Voices from Central and Eastern Europe about the Post-1918 Period, which offers interesting and thought-provoking perspectives on the one hundred years post-1918. Representatives from ten different countries will take turns to present a talk in pairs about the year 1918 and its significance today. After the talks, the event will continue in a more relaxed fashion with drinks and conversation at Bozar’s specially constructed Café Europe.

 

Sunday programme:

Panel 1:

14:00–14:30 Pirita Näkkäläjärvi & Virva Liski, Finland

14:30–15:00 Peeter Helme & Erkki Bahovski (journalist, historian), Estonia

15:00–15:30 Voldemārs Johansons & Valda Selga Liepiņa, Latvia

15:30–16:00 Kristina Sabaliauskaitė (journalist, writer) & Arūnas Gelūnas, Lithuania

16:00–  Discussion continues at the Café

Panel 2:

16:30–17:00 Grzegorz Jankowicz & Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland

17:00–17:30 Pavlína Kvapilová & David Zábranský, Czech Republic

17:30 – 18:00 Lukas Mandl (Member of the European Parliament), Austria

18:00 – Discussion continues at the Café

Panel 3:

18:30–19:00 Zsófia Eszter Tóth (historian) & Gergely Barki (art historian, curator), Hungary

19:00–19:30 Adrian Cioroianu & Ion M. Ioniţă, Romania

19:30–20:00 Lura Limani, Kosovo & Elidor Mehilli (historian), Albania

20:00– Discussion continues at the Café

 

The Sunday event is free of charge. The event will be conducted in English. Find more information about the event and registration here.

 

 

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