Persecution of Churches in the Communist Countries in Central and Eastern Europe - International Conference

Date: September 30 – October 2, 2009
Place: Doprastav, Košická 52, Bratislava


The Nation’s Memory Institute with The Institute of National Remembrance (Poland), The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (Czech Republic), The Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (Hungary), The Robert Havemann Gesellschaft (Germany) and The European Network of Remembrance and Solidarity with the financial support of The Visegrad Fund will hold an international scientific conference Persecution of Churches in the Communist Countries in Central and Eastern Europe to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the passing of the so-called Church Acts in Czechoslovakia.
The Conference should clarify church participation in the anti-totalitarian resistance and allow professional exchanges between institutions involved. It will present research results of communist anti-church persecutions and suppression of religious freedoms in former Soviet bloc countries, highlighting both common and particular features of antireligious politics

Conference languages include Slovak, Czech, and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be available.

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Contact person:

Lenka Kádarová
kadarova@upn.gov.sk
Tel.: 00421 2 593 00 335

Ústav pamäti národa
Námestie Slobody 6
817 83 Bratislava 15, Slovakia

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