Conference Cold War – Hot Topic in Europe
Thursday, 6 September
9.30 Registration of participants.
10.00 Opening and welcome
I panel (in English): International Experience.
Moderator Trivimi Velliste (former MP, Honorary Chairman of Estonian Heritage Society)
10.30 Johannes Bach Rasmussen (Denmark), The Baltic Initiative and Network, Secretary of the Advisory Group: Traces of the Cold War in Denmark – and in the Baltic Sea Region.
11.00 Germany, (speaker to be confirmed): Protection of sites from the Cold War Period in Germany
11.20 – 11.40 Coffee break
11. 40 Erik Broberg (Sweden), Deputy Director of Swedish Military Heritage – The National Swedish Museums of Military Historyt Estonian Repository Library.
12.00 Karl Kleve (Norway), The National Norwegian Aviation Museum (Bodø), Project Leader: The Cold War history. Initiatives in Norway.
12.20 Valters Nollendorfs (Latvia), The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 1940-91 in Riga and Public History: Designing a New Permanent Exhibition; Conserving the Old KGB Legacy
12.40 – 15.50 Summary of morning panel
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
II panel (in Estonian): Estonian Experience. Moderator Jaan Tamm (Chairman of Estonian Heritage Society)
14. 30 Peep Pillak, Repository Library of Estonia, Senior Librarian: Book – weapon in the Cold War.
14. 50 Peeter Luksep (Sweden), former MP: Swedish public awareness about the Baltics in the Deep Freez.
15.10 Kristjan Luts, Estonian War Museum – General Laidoner Museum, Director: Preservation of the Cold War military structures in Estonia.
15.30 – 15.50 Coffee break
15.50 Karen Jagodin, Museum of Architecture, Researcher: Traces of the Cold War in Estonian architecture.
16.10 Anne Lange, Tallinn University, Associate Professor of Translation Studies: Translations and the Cold War.
16.30 Mati Karmin, Tartu Art College, Professor and Sculptor: Mines from the Cold War period turned into objects of art.
16.50 Summary of afternoon panel
17.00 Presentation of documentary films on the Cold War period and its traces. Refreshments.
For conference speakers and invited guests:
Friday, 7 September
10.00 Guided tour introducing traces of the Cold War in Tallinn and the vicinity.
15.00 Guided visit to the recently renovated Sea Plane Harbour.
17.00 Guided visit to Patarei, former fort and prison. Conference dinner.
The Estonian Heritage Society is a voluntary non-governmental non-profit organisation, established in 1987.
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