NEWSLETTER ON THE “REMEBERING FOR THE FUTURE” NETWORKING MEETING. (Copenhagen, DK, 26-27 April 2012)
Almost 100 people active in the field of memory and remembrance gathered inCopenhagen, Denmark on April 26 and 27 of 2012 for the second networking meeting “Remember for the future” promoted by the European Commission. The main contents of the debate have been collected in a newsletter.
The aim of the meeting was to further debatewhat a European memory and European perspective on remembrance could consist of and whether it is something to strivefor as well as discussing efforts to make a meaning of the past and translating it into the present.
The participants came from20 different countries with a wide variety of backgrounds ranging from those with very practical experience in their work onmemorial sites, to representatives from academia and research institutions as well as members of teachers associations.
The conference was part of a process of networking events on European memory and remembrance initiated by theEuropean Commission in the framework of the Europe for Citizens programme.