Book premiere

The premiere of the book „1989 – The Final Days of the Communist Regime in East-Central Europe” was organized by the Institute of History, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences on March 3, 2015. The authors: Adam Burakowski Aleksander Gubrynowicz and Paweł Ukielski were invited for the premiere, as their book was published in Hungarian by Rézbong Publishing House in 2014. The book was presented and the discussion was moderated by Miklós Mitrovits, research fellow of the Institute.

The authors had short presentations in connection with the topics of the book.

Adam Burakowski (research fellow at the Institute of Political Studies of the

Polish Academy of Sciences): 1989 – success or failure?

Aleksander Gubrynowicz (research fellow at the Institute of Political Studies

of the Polish Academy of Sciences): The transition from a 25-year-retrospective.

Paweł Ukielski (deputy director at the Institute of National Remembrance):

Processing the past in Poland and the role of the Institute of National Remembrance.

The presentations were followed by a lively discussion with some of the questions of the political transitions of East-Central Europe.

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