Memory Days 2019

Institute for Democracy, Media & Culture (IDMC) and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) would like to invite you to the fourth edition of MEMORY DAYS, which will be organized in Tirana, Shkodra and Gjiorkastra, on 20–27 February 2019. The activity will be organized on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the toppling of the statue of the dictator Enver Hoxha, on 20 February 1991, which symbolically marks the fall of the dictatorship in Albania, and to commemorate 22 intellectuals shot without trial on the pretext of the so-called "Soviet Bomb".

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During MEMORY DAYS 2019, IDMC and KAS, in collaboration with other actors in the field of dealing with the past, such as the OSCE Presence in Albania, AIDSSH, ISKK, etc., will conduct different activities aimed at raising awareness in Albanian society about the consequences of the dictatorship's crimes, and at strengthening dialogue about the past.

The activities that will take place this year are:

  • Opening Ceremony of MEMORY DAYS, 20 February
  • Presentation of Research Work on the Dictatorship, 20 February
  • Discussion Forum: "Anti-Communism in Albania: History & Current Situation", 21 February
  • Symposium: "Current Academic Approaches to Communism", 22 February
  • Forum with Students: "Memory and Democracy", 22 February
  • Oral History in Classroom & Research Projects, 23 February
  • Conference: "Dealing with the Material Heritage of Communism", 25 February
  • "Who is the Hero?" Documentary Screening, 25 February
  • "Mall për me këndue" Documentary Screening, 26 February
  • "SIGURIMI & Sports", 27 February
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