How Will 2022 Enter History?

Friday 2 December 2022, 9.00-10.30

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” (George Santayana).

In 2022, the world has come out of a pandemic, has entered a new European war and has been witnessing unprecedented climate changes. What should future generations learn about the year 2022 and its place in history? What lessons can help future generations preserve democracy?


Ms Constanze ITZEL, Museum Director, House of European History


Ms Monika BAAR, Full-time Professor – Joint Chair of History of Europe in the World (19th to 20th centuries), Department of History of the European University Institute of Florence
Mr Dejan DJOKIC, Professor of Modern History, Goldsmiths, University of London
Mr Frédéric VAGNERON, Lecturer of Medical and Health History, University of Strasbourg 
Mr Elias DRAY, Vice-President-elect of the European Youth Forum and European activist


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