Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna
Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna is an institute for the conservation and filing of national documentation concerning the labour movement and the left political parties, acknowledged as private cultural institution of national importance by the Italian ministry of culture. It has an agreement with the University of Bologna concerning its documentary heritage and its role in education, training and research. It promotes research groups, history laboratories in secondary schools, public meetings open to civil society, the exchange and dissemination of knowledge related to contemporary history, global issues, postcolonial studies and political theory. Through the public library service, the promotion of public activities, relations with other cultural institutions, at local and national level, Fondazione Gramsci is an active and open subject that contributes concretely to the cultural and social improvement of all citizens.
Institute of Contemporary History – Praha
The Institute of Contemporary History is an integral part of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Its function is to undertake primary research into post-1938 Czech and Czechoslovak history in the international context. Part of the Institute’s remit is to organize international conferences, specialized seminars, and workshops. Its scholars serve on commissions, and on the field and academic councils of many universities, academies and other institutions. Likewise, when called upon, the Institute cooperates with organs of state and regional administrative bodies. In terms of its role with the universities, the most extensive cooperation is with the Institute of International Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Oral History – Contemporary History and Department of Political Science of the Faculty of Arts (all Charles University in Prague), with each of which the Institute has embarked on long-term joint projects.
Bielefeld University combines classical academic tradition with innovative research and teaching. The University has succeeded in maintaining and developing essential elements of this reform concept despite a considerable increase in student numbers. Bielefeld University has attained an out-standing position among national and international academic institutions on the strength of its research achievements and unique courses of study. The Departement of History a renowned institution in Germany and around the world. Furthermore the Faculties of History and Sociology look back on a long-standing experience in transnational and interdisciplinary researches, which at last became particularly apparent in the establishment of Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) and different master-programmes. All together Bielefeld University successfully participated in FP6 with a total of 32 project funded in the different specific programmes.
Municipalitity of Tirana
Tirana is the center of political and administrative life of Albania where almost all state institutions, such as the Presidency, the Prime Ministry, the Albanian Parliament, diplomatic representations and headquarters of political institutions of Europe. Tirana is the largest education center in the country, with a university corps that includes all branches of education, but also with a large number of private universities.
The Municipality of Tirana – Art and Culture Directorate has as a priority to support educational projects for the community such as environmental protection, all-inclusive local, national and international events that involve the civil society; support and stimulate new creation in all fields of art & culture research.
The History Meeting House – Warsaw
Founded in 2006, the History Meeting House focuses on the history of Central and Eastern Europe in the twentieth century. The latter is presented through exhibitions, discussions, meeting cycles, screenings of films, workshops, and conferences. In addition to that, the HMH acts as a publishing house with a wide selection of books concerning the history of the twentieth century. The Audiovisual Library collects eyewitness relations, digitises photographs, documents, and films. It cooperates with renowned Polish and foreign institutions devoted to historical studies of the twentieth century. It presents history using diverse and modern methods of communication, regularly collaborating with young artists. It focuses on important events from the history of the twentieth century, including social history, fascinating biographies, and unique life stories of ordinary people in their everyday life. It tries to make history popular by using primary sources and relate it to individuals.
Past/Not Past – Paris
Past/Not Past offers research, exhibition curatorial and heritage promotion services, both tangible and intangible, from the 19th and the 20th century. Its specialty is to rehabilitate characters, events, cultural and artistic currents that have fallen into oblivion. They place particular emphasis on cosmopolitan destinies rooted in European history. They lead exhibition projects, publications, audiovisual productions, oral history projects, symposia, study days, from design to all operational aspects and promotion / dissemination.