Reflecting on cultural opposition to communism

Friday, 28 April, 2017
The EU-funded COURAGE project is compiling and analysing collections of cultural opposition in former socialist countries, making the collections more accessible for educational and research purposes and highlighting their importance as a testimony to anti-communist opposition in Europe.

Many historical documents and objects testify to cultural movements and activities of dissent against communism in Europe. Some even contributed to the fall of socialist regimes in Europe. But such collections are widely dispersed and largely unknown by many.

The EU-funded COURAGE project is compiling as many cultural collections as possible in an online registry and database. The database will be both user-friendly and searchable.

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Cultural Opposition: Understanding the Cultural Heritage of Dissent in the Former Socialist Countries
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