Commemoration by the affected and their descendants

29.09 | 9:00 – 10:30 | WBZ, room 13 (Strażnicza 1-3)


Dr. Anna Kurpiel

Research Assistant of the Chair of Sociology in the Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies University of Wrocław, graduated in Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology from the Jagiellonian University; PhD thesis “Macedonian war refugees in Lower Silesia. Adaptation, migration, remembrance” defended at the University of Wroclaw. She studied at the Universities in Skopje and in Paris and stayed as a visiting scholar at the Universities in Leipzig and in Montreal. She participated in numerous documentary and research projects together with Polish, German, Canadian and Macedonian scholars. Her research interests include migrations, national and ethnic minorities, cultural heritage and borderlands.


Denisa Nestakova: “Forced Labour in Memoirs of Zionist Youth in the Labour Camp Served”

Tanja Vaitulevich: “Public and Private Memories of NS–Forced Labour in Postwar Netherlands and Belarus”

Dr. Raphael Spina: “The Bitter Memory of the Victims of the French Compulsory Labour Scheme”

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