Thursday, 2 December 2021

Opening Session Opening Session

9.00 - 9.20

Welcoming address by Ms Marija PEJČINOVIĆ BURIĆ, Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Address by Mr Michele GIACOMELLI, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Italy to the Council of Europe, on behalf of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers

Video address by Mr Jean-Michel BLANQUER, Minister of National Education, Youth and Sports, France

Declaration of Mr Margaritis SCHINAS, Vice-President of the European Commission

Plenary Session 1 Plenary Session 1

9.20 - 10.45

History education for a democratic Europe

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Break Break



11.00 - 11.15

Presentation of the Observatory on History Teaching in Europe

Discussion Discussion

11.15 - 12.00

Priorities and interplay between the Council of Europe intergovernmental programme "History education for democracy: the role of public authorities in history education" and the OHTE

Lunch Break Lunch Break

12.00 - 13.30

Restaurant Bleu (upon invitation)

Talk Talk

13.30 - 14.45

Talk by Mr Niall FERGUSON, Professor at Stanford University, Hoover Institution, USA

Plenary Session 2 Plenary Session 2

15.00 - 16.45

Why an Observatory on History Teaching in Europe?

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Networking break and musical interlude Networking break and musical interlude

16.45 - 17.30

Di Mauro Swing – jazz manouche


Informal joint meeting of the Governing Board and the Scientific Advisory Council of the OHTE

17.30 - 18.30

Reception Reception

19:30 - 22:00

Reception hosted by the Ville de Strasbourg - Hôtel de Ville (upon invitation)

Friday, 3 December 2021

Plenary Session 3 Plenary Session 3

09.00 - 10.30

Pandemics throughout history: what lessons do these crises teach us today?

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Coffee break Coffee break

10.30 - 11.00

Plenary session 4 Plenary session 4

11.00 - 12.00

Towards a Cooperation Platform for History Education

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Closing session Closing session

12.00 - 12.30

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