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Taking Stock of European Memory Policies 2021


The fourth edition of the annual network meeting "Taking stock of European memory policies" will be held online on December 10, 2021. 
The event will gather representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Europe with the aim of discussing the state of play of European memory policies in Europe, and notably the main goals expected with the new CERV programme in supporting European remembrance and the Union values. 
Co-organized by the Jean Monnet House, the House of European History and the EUROM, the meeting is open to all people interested in memory policies and remembrance actions projects.

The meeting will take place on the Thola virtual event platform. You will be able to take a virtual tour of the Jean Monnet House and to network with other participants.
Before (from 9am to 10am) or after (from 1pm to 3pm) the working sessions which will take place in the conference room and during the break (11am to 11:30am), take the time to discover the Jean Monnet House by visiting the virtual historical room and to discuss and network with the speakers and other participants in the networking room.

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Friday, December 10

9.30 a.m. – Connection of the participants to Thola Virtual Platform

9.45 a.m. – Opening
Constanze Itzel
, Head of Unit, House of European History, European Parliament | Jordi Guixé, Director, EUROM | Martí Grau, Head of Service and Curator, Jean Monnet House, European Parliament

10.00 a.m. – The new CERV program: supporting European remembrance and the Union values
Gilles Pelayo, Head of Unit, CERV programme, EACEA | Peter Fabian-Hajek, Call Coordinator on Remembrance, CERV programme, EACEA | Chair: Jordi Guixé, Director of the EUROM

11.00 a.m. – Networking session for all attendees on Thola platform

11.30 a.m. – Commemorating Europe: the 80th anniversary of the “Ventotene manifesto” and the 70th anniversary of the Treaty of Paris
Philippe Le Guen
, Deputy Coordinator, Jean Monnet House, EP | Oriol López, EUROM | Mario Leone, Director, Istituto di Studi Federalisti Altiero Spinelli

12 p.m. – European memory initiatives and developments in 2021
Aurora Ailincai
, Executive Director, Observatory on History Teaching in Europe, Council of Europe | Markus Prutsch, Senior Researcher and Administrator,  European Parliament | Introduced by: Debora Righetti, Lecturer, Jean Monnet House, EP

12.45 p.m. – Conclusions by Martí Grau, Head of Service and Curator, Jean Monnet House, European Parliament

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