Remembering History – a Case Study from Germany

at the Home for Co-operation

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Auschwitz Concentration Camp

As they believe that it is essential that every modern society should be able to come to terms with the past,  by which, of course, is meant a critical re-evaluation that does not shy away from addressing difficult issues and taboos, the Goethe-Institute Cyprus together with the Association for Historical Research and Dialogue, the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot Teachers’ Platform United Cyprus and “Together we can” – The Bi-communal Initiative of Relatives of Missing Persons and Victims of Massacres and War, invite the public to this seminar (to be held in English).

The event will be held on Saturday, 16th March 2013 from 10am -1.30 pm at the Home for Cooperation (Nicosia buffer zone opposite Ledra Palace hotel)

Participants from Germany will be Ms. Magdalena Scharf from “Action Reconciliation / Services for Peace” and Mr. Uwe Bader, director of the ex-concentration camp Osthofen memorial and information centre.

Moderation will be done by the Cypriot investigative journalist Ms. Sevgül Uludag.

All interested in discussing the matter and trying to relate the topic to the situation in Cyprus are cordially invited to attend.

Source : The Goethe-Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus