Eastern Europe 1968: "We Continue Where Our Parents Have Stopped" (podcast)

Eastern Europe 1968: "We Continue Where Our Parents Have Stopped" (podcast)

During the Heinrich Boell Foundation's European Historical Forum in May 2018, guests from Germany and Eastern and Southeastern Europe discussed similarities and differences with regard to the historical classification of events that took place in 1968.

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Protest year 1968 from the perspective of Eastern and Southeastern Europe: "We Continue Where Our Parents Have Stopped!"

During the Heinrich Boell Foundation's European Historical Forum in May 2018, guests from Germany and Eastern and Eoutheastern Europe discussed similarities and differences with regard to the historical classification of events that took place in 1968.

Was 1968 the beginning of a social revolution that continues to shape our way of life to this day? Or did the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 cause a societal trauma in Eastern and Southeastern Europe which has yet to be overcome? Can the different developments in today's Europe be explained through the opposing experiences during 1968?

We bring the podcast authored by Jutta Schwengsbier in its original form, in the German language. It is part of the series Böll.Fokus of the Foundation's central Berlin HQ.