History lesson about freedom

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The history continues? Debate on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz. In cooperation with the Foundation March of the Living.

Tuesday 20 January 2015, 6:00 pm

Polish Institute

Budapest 1065, Nagymező u. 15.

 

Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Hungary
Mr Roman Kowalski,
Director of the Polish Institute in Budapest
Ms Katarzyna Sitko,
in cooperation with
the Foundation March of the Living headed by
Mr Gábor Gordon
on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the German
Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz
have the honour to invite you to
the debate “Hist ory less on about freedom”
entitled “The history continues?”
on 20 January 2015 (Tuesday) at 18.00 hrs
at the Polish Institute (1065 Budapest, Nagymező u. 15).
Progr am:
18.00 Welcome address by Ambassador Roman Kowalski
and Director Katarzyna Sitko
18.10 Film presenting the Foundation March of the Living
18.20 Debate with Péter Krekó (political analyst, Political Capital),
László Karsai (historian), prof. György Fodor (member of the
Christian Jewish Council).
Moderator: Alinda Veiszer.
19.35 Q&A
19.50 Film presenting the Museum of the History of Polish Jews
20.15 Reception
Leading th emes:
• What has the world learned from the Holocaust tragedy?
• Does passage of time lead to refuting historical facts?
• How to explain the growing support for the European extremists,
often promulgating xenophobic and anti-Semite theories?
• Is youth aware of the Holocaust? What knowledge is spread in
schools and through media?
• How to care for sites of memory? What should be the role for
Auschwitz 70 years after the end of WWII?

Program:

18.00 Welcome address by Ambassador Roman Kowalski

and Director Katarzyna Sitko

18.10 Film presenting the Foundation March of the Living

18.20 Debate with Péter Krekó (political analyst, Political Capital),

László Karsai (historian), prof. Máté Botos (historian, political scientist).

Moderator: Alinda Veiszer.

19.35 Q&A

19.50 Film presenting the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

20.15 Reception

 

Leading themes:

• What has the world learned from the Holocaust tragedy?

• Does passage of time lead to refuting historical facts?

• How to explain the growing support for the European extremists,

often promulgating xenophobic and anti-Semite theories?

• Is youth aware of the Holocaust? What knowledge is spread in

schools and through media?

• How to care for sites of memory? What should be the role for

Auschwitz 70 years after the end of WWII?

 

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