International Summer School “Memory and Law: Legal Perspective in Historical Assessments”
In lovely Masurian Folwark Łękuk during our summer school participants from Poland, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will learn how to use a legal perspective in historical assessments. International legal perspective will be shown as a tool, supporting the work of historians, a tool useful to help assess historical events in a balanced manner, not based on mutually exclusive national interpretations. Summer School should help in establishing of personal contacts between young researchers from neighboring countries, with history full of mutual conflicts.
16 PhD students, young researchers or people engaged in public affairs from Poland, Germany, Russia and Ukraine are taking part in our school.
Lecturers with eminent historians and international lawyers, among others: prof. Stefan Oeter (University of Hamburg), prof. Georgiy Kasyanov (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine), prof. Ireneusz Kamiński (Polish Academy of Science), prof. Władysław Czapliński, dr Andriy Portnov (Humboldt University of Berlin) allow not only to enrich the knowledge of the participants, but most of all to exchange views among them.
The school program is focused on politics of memory, self-determination of nations, the formation of collective memory, and the responsibility for the past. The school also helps in establishing of personal contacts between young researchers from neighboring countries, with history full of mutual conflicts.