UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.
Organized by the project HISMEDI of the University Carlos III of Madrid, this symposium aims to bring together experts who address the challenges and opportunities of digital history projects for the period 1936-1975, the role of new technologies and media on the transmission, dissemination and circulation of traumatic past, as well as the contribution of social players to history and memory
The General Conference of UNESCO approved the commemoration of a World Day for Audiovisual Heritage in 2005 as a mechanism to raise general awareness of the need to preserve and safeguard important audiovisual material for future generations, and for urgent measures to be taken to conserve this heritage and ensure it remains accessible to the public now, and to future generations.
Over the past 11 years, more than 900 journalists have been killed for bringing news and information to the public. Worryingly, only one in ten cases committed against media workers over the past decade has led to a conviction.
Through our network we promote a series of activities and projects that deal with the management and dissemination of memorial policies related to the main conflicts of the 20th century and other historic periods that have a public influence in the actuality.
Goals & Working Areas
The working program of the EUROM focuses on research, discussion and training, such as seminars and workshops, debates and educational activities, as well as on the creation and development of content to give voice to citizenship.
The European Observatory on Memories is a unique multidisciplinary and transversal network of partners that analyze, discuss and reflect on the remembrance policies in their countries, regions and continents.
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