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Event 4 – Vilnius


This part of the project included:

– Final Project Conference, concerning European identity and East/West Memory of the Gulag

– Editing and Dissemination of an e-book on the project’s issues. The book was published also in paper format, both in Italian and in English.

The final conference “Remembering the Gulag. Images and imagination”

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It took place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on March 13th, 2015, at the Conference Hall of the Memorial Complex of the Tuskulėnai Peace Park. Italian Ambassador was also there. More information on participants is available clicking here.

To read the flyer with the programme click here.

To read the poster click here.

The complex contains a branch of project partner LGGRTC’s Departmental Museum. More information on it is avalable on the official website.


11.00 am – 11.10 am
The introductory speech

Teresė Birutė Burauskaitė (The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania)

11.10 am – 11.20 am
The welcome speech
H.E. Stefano Taliani de Marchio
The Ambassador of Italy

11.20 am – 11.40 am
The power of imagination. Literature of the inhuman

Natascia Mattucci (The Department of Political Science, Communication and International Relations of the University of Macerata)

11.40 am – 12.00 pm
The road to Gulag. Chronicle of the Soviet concentration camps system

Costantino Di Sante (The Bz 1999 Association of Bolzano)

12.00 pm – 12.15 pm
Totalitarianism as ideocracy

Gianluca Vagnarelli (The Institute for the History of the Liberation Movement in Marche and the Contemporary Age of Ascoli Piceno)

12.15 pm – 12.30 pm
Lithuanian and Ukrainian Partisans in fight and imprisonment

Darius Juodis (The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania)

12.30 pm – 12.45 pm
Coffee break

12.45 pm – 1.00 pm
The subtle utopia

Lanfranco Di Genio (The Bz 1999 Association of Bolzano)

1.00 pm – 1.15 pm
The space of memory. Reflections on the didactics of the Gulag

Filippina Calafati (The Gender Observatory of Macerata)

1.15 pm – 1.30 pm
Experience of the high school of Loreto in AGE project

1.30 pm – 1.45 pm
History of the occupation of Lithuania and Soviet terror and its place in the school curriculum

Rimantas Jokimaitis (The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania)

1.45 pm – 2.00 pm
Partisan war in the twenty-first century public’s discourse

Mindaugas Nefas (The Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences)

2.00 pm – 2.15 pm
Presentation of the project ‘Mission Siberia’,
intended for Lithuanian youth education for citizenship


Tcopertina_largehe e-book

The book is published by EUM, Macerata, and edited by prof. Natascia Mattucci.

At the moment, only the English version is available. Italian version is forthcoming.

It is free dowloadable in the dedicated webpage.