All interested scholars are invited to attend an international conference on the Communist Security Apparatus in East Central Europe, 1944-1945 to be held on June 16-18, 2005 in Warsaw, Poland.
The conference program has five main themes:
The place of the communist security apparatus in the structure of power.
A collective portrait of the communist security apparatus.
Activities of the communist security apparatus outside the Soviet Bloc.
Cooperation of the communist security apparatus structures of the Soviet Bloc states.
The main areas of activity of the communist security apparatus.
The conference will also include panel discussions, meetings with individuals who were themselves witness to the subject matter under discussion and exhibitions, as well as documentary and feature films about the history of the communist security apparatus. A book launch for “A Handbook of the Communist Security Apparatus in East Central Europe 1944/1945-1989” will also take place during the conference.
Further details and a detailed program of the event are available at the conference web site (web address follows).
Instytut Pamięci Narodowej
Biuro Edukacji Publicznej
ul. Towarowa 28
00-839 Warszawa, Poland
fax: +48.22.581.89.26 or
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