History seminar dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia

26.03.2008

The aim of the seminar is to discuss the topic of learning from history in order to avoid making the same mistakes. The seminar also contains musical interludes.
Imbi Paju’s book Memories Denied (in Swedish Förträngda minnen, publishing house Atlantis, 2007) about the suffering of her mother and her aunt, is discussed. It has encouraged people to talk about difficult events in their lives and in the history of their country. The books will be soon published in English and Russian.
Working language: Swedish

The participants:
Maarja Talgre – culture journalist in Swedish Radio, writer
Imbi Paju - journalist, film director, writer, resides in Finland
Dag Hartelius – Swedish ambassador in Estonia
Heidi Hautala – Finnish MP (Green party), opinion leader
Carita Pettersson- Director of the Estonian office of the Nordic Council of Ministers
Elhonen Saks- writer, journalist, representative of the Jewish community in Estonia
Hain Rebas- professor of history, Kiel University
Hans Lepp- Swedish Institute, cultural attaché
Helin Mari Arder Trio: Helin Mari Arder- song, Teet Raik- trumpet, Mart Soo- guitar
Works of Estonian composers arranged in jazz.
Co-operation partners: Finnish Institute in Sweden, UOK (Society of  spreading information about communism), Swedish embassy in Tallinn, Estonian embassy in Stockholm, NCM in Tallinn, publishing house Atlantis, publishing house ellerströms, Fazer Amica

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