Claudia-Florentina Dobre, a Ph.D. in History of Laval University, Québec, is the director of the Centre of Memory and Identity Studies.
She majored in History at the University of Bucharest (1999). She held a Master of Arts in Medieval Studies from CEU (2002), and a MA in Social Sciences from Ecole doctorale francophone en sciences sociales, Europe centrale et orientale (2003). In June 2007, she defended her thesis on Women’s, former political detainees, testimonies on communism and political persecutions at Laval University of Québec. Subsequently, she was awarded « Robert Schuman scholarship of the European Parliament», in 2007, the « Junior Research Fellowship » of St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, in 2009, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Bucharest (2010-2013). She was a research fellow at Institute for the studies of the recent past, Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2010, and a Junior Visiting Scholar at Central European University, School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies, in 2012.
Fields of research: the memory of communism and political persecutions; memory and history, memory of deportation; museums and monuments, daily life, and women in politics.
Valeriu ANTONOVICI – PhD. in Political Sciences- SNSPA; master degree in Anthropology and Community Development; BA in Sociology; independent documentary film maker. I have made several documentary films about communist memory, memorial places, tradition and family, education and migration; I have taken part in several civic projects, some of which have been awarded and appreciated by civic and academic forums; I have also been a journalist and researcher as part of international projects. firstname.lastname@example.org http://filmandmemorii.blogspot.ro/