International communism and Iceland (closed)

 Exhibition and Lectures at the National and University Library of Iceland Friday 23 August 16–18

Friday 23 August 16-18 the exhibition International communism and Iceland, covering the International Communist Movement and its Activities in Iceland, will be opened at the  National and University Library of Iceland. 23 August has been designed, by the European Parliament, as European Day of remembrance for victims of Stalinism and Nazism, but on this day in 1939 Hitler and Stalin made their non-aggression pact, launching the 2nd World War. The exhibition is organised by the Research Centre for Innovation and Economic Growth (RNH) in cooperation with the National and University Library of Iceland, with Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson as the author of the text and Sogumidlun ehf designing the exhibition.

The exhibition will be open until 16 September 2013.

The exhibition brochure can be found here.

Further information: http://www.rnh.is/

Photo: Under the portrait of Lenin. Young communists in Siglufjordur in September 1930.

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