49 Works

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Zsolt Csalog collection"

Lóránt Bódi
Csalog Zsolt (1935–1997) gyűjteménye szövevényes ellenzéki életpályájának összefoglalója. A gyűjtemény által egyszerre láthatók azok a párhuzamosságok, amelyek szociológusként, íróként, majd a SZETA és a demokratikus ellenzék tagjaként jellemezték.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "State Security and the Bulgarian Intelligentsia"

Kasabova, Anelia Dr.
Колекцията съдържа документални материали, съхранявани в Централизирания архив на Комисията за разкриване на документите и за обявяване на принадлежност на български граждани към Държавна сигурност и разузнавателните служби на Българската народна армия (наричана за краткост Комисия по досиетата). Колекцията маркира процесите, протичащи в средите на българския интелектуален елит по времето на комунистическия режим през погледа на Държавна сигурност и разкрива стратегиите, прилагани за наблюдение и преследване на критично мислещи интелектуалци.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Samizdat Collection at Petőfi Literary Museum (PLM)"

Tamás Scheibner
This collection is one of the most important samizdat collections in Hungary. The Museum's Library and Archive started systematically to collect samizdat materials in the 1980s. The materials were kept in closed stacks not available to the public until 1989. The Museum held one of the first exhibitions on samizdat in Hungary after the change of regimes.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "András Kisfaludy collection"

Lóránt Bódi
András Kisfaludy’s collection suggests ways of interpreting retrospective gazes on the alternative culture of the socialist period. While Kisfaludy is the owner of a sizable private collection that concerns alternative and dissent culture of the era, he is more a creator than a collector of documents. During the late 1950s and early 1960s, he was a member of the famous youth gang called 'Kalef' (in 2006, he made a film about the gang). From 1971...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Zaharia Doncev - Colecția de la Arhiva SIS a Republicii Moldova"

Andrei Cușco
This ad-hoc collection mainly consists of documents separated from the fond of judicial files concerning persons subject to political repression during the communist regime, currently held in the Archive of the Intelligence and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova (formerly the KGB Archive). It focuses on the case of Zaharia Doncev, a Moldavian worker who expressed his opposition to the Soviet regime in May 1955 by writing and distributing four “anti-Soviet” leaflets at the...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Mimesis Collection"

Balázs Beöthy
The special collection of the Ignác Tragor Museum, Vác. The Mimesis Collection consists of figurative paintings reflecting on the social reality of the period between 1960 and 1989.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Hans Otto Roth - Fondul de la Arhiva Bisericii Negre Braşov"

Corneliu Pintilescu & Cristina Petrescu
Fondul Hans Otto Roth include documente adunate de creatorul colecţiei în perioada 1919-1951 în scopul ilustrării activităţii sale de lider politic şi jurnalist al saşilor transilvăneni, care s-a opus atât mişcărilor şi regimurilor de extremă dreapta de dinainte de 23 august 1944, cât şi regimului comunist din România.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Cornel Irimie Collection at ASTRA Museum Sibiu"

Corneliu Pintilescu & Cristina Petrescu
The Cornel Irimie Collection illustrates how ethnographers managed to negotiate the autonomy of their research activity with the communist state institutions and to conduct ethnographic research in contradiction with some of the official cultural policies. The collection includes more than 300 files of personal documents, student notes, field research notes and reports, drafts of academic works, acquisition reports, and exhibition drafts.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Andrei Partoș – Radio Vacanța-Costinești Private Collection"

Cristian Valeriu Pătrăşconiu & Cristina Petrescu
Colecţia Personală Andrei Partoş – Radio Vacanţa-Costineşti cuprinde fotografii, publicații și diverse documente legate de un post de transmisie sezonier, care a funcționat pe perioada vacanțelor de vară în Costinești, localitate considerată oficial și neoficial stațiunea tineretului. Acest post de radio și activitățile sale adiacente din Costinești au devenit un fenomen social fără termen de comparaţie pentru România anilor 1980 și un epitom al culturii alternative a tinerei generații în ultimul deceniu al comunismului.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Homérosz Association - Háttér Society Archives"

Péter Apor & Lóránt Bódi
Gossiping and police reports shaped legends of homosexual and queer subcultures in socialist Hungary. The records of the first Hungarian homosexual association provide unique insights into the opportunities for self-organisation and collective identity, beyond official and popular misrepresentation.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Seeds of Fear"

Kasabova, Anelia Dr.
Частната семейна колекция предизвиква интерес с личната перспектива върху тоталитарната власт, като представя материали на семейство, член на което е набеден от социалистическата власт за „враг на народа“. Житейските пътища на създателите на колекцията открояват различни етапи и трансформации на социалистическия режим: Пример за физическите репресии над членове и привърженици на опозиционни партии, характерни за 1940-1950те години са съдбите на семейство Димитър и Марика Стоянови. Димитър Василев Стоянов е анархист, осъждан три пъти от два...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Binka Zhelyazkova Film Collection"

Kasabova, Anelia Dr.
This ad-hoc collection consists of the work of Binka Zhelyazkova, an emblematic Bulgarian cinema director, as it is preserved in the Bulgarian National Film Archive, plus related materials. Zhelyazkova was among the first generation of professional Bulgarian cinematographers and one of the first female directors not only in Bulgaria, but in general. The collections informs not only about the work of this notable director but gives also insight into the development of Bulgarian cinema throughout...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Braşov - Oraşul Memorabil Collection"

Corneliu Pintilescu
The Brașov–Orașul Memorabil Collection gathers more than 4,500 scanned copies of personal and official photos illustrating the history of this Transylvanian city, everyday life in Romania under communism, the programme of so-called urban systematisation conducted during Ceaușescu’s regime, and the popular resistance to this arbitrary policy.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Roma Archive Digital Collection"

Kasabova, Anelia Dr.
„Ромски архив“ е първата дигитална колекция в България, свързана конкретно с ромите в България, поставени в позицията на „невидимо малцинство без своя история“, представяни в медиите основно чрез социални проблеми и девиантно поведение. Колекцията-архив, създадена от Балканското общество за автобиографистика и социална комуникация (БОАСО), включва многобройни устни автобиографични интервюта, богати визуални материали, его-документи, както и издирени документи – текстове и образи, съдържащи информация за ромите в България, съхранявани в българските архиви. Колекцията-архив цели да допринесе...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Lajos Vajda Studio Archive"

Balázs Beöthy
A Vajda Lajos Stúdió hivatalosan 1972-ben jött létre. Kohézióját a hely szelleme, a Szentendréhez és művészeti hagyományaihoz való kapcsolódás adja, melynek közegében a hatvanas–hetvenes évek fordulóján vitális ellenkultúra-sejt jött létre, közösségi alapon, egymást inspiráló fiatal művészek részvételével. Az archívum a stúdió történetét és tagjainak tevékenységét dokumentálja.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Life Beyond the Pattern of Communism"

Kasabova, Anelia Dr.
The private collection, established in 2016, presents the life and work of Sevdalina Panayotova. It shows this literature teacher, theater director, public figure, and citizen daily and consistent opposition to the hypocrisy of the structures of state socialism and against the status quo. Sevdalina Panayotova, a teacher and cultural activist, was neither a well-known writer, director, nor a popular dissident, but her whole life and creativity was a rebellion against the attempt of the socialist...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Usatiuc-Ghimpu-Graur Collection (National Patriotic Front) at National Archive Moldova"

Cristina Petrescu & Andrei Cușco
This collection comprises documents (including trial records) relating to the group known as the “National Patriotic Front,” which are currently held in the Archive of the Intelligence and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova (formerly the KGB Archive). This group operated in the Moldovan Soviet Socialist Republic (MSSR) in the late 1960s and the early 1970s as the only significant organisation in the MSSR with a clear-cut and coherent oppositional message.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Balázs Béla Stúdió Kutatóarchívum"

Balázs Beöthy
The establishment of the Béla Balázs Studio was initiated by young film professionals in 1959, but it was officially founded only in 1961. It served as a training studio for freshly graduated filmmakers, where they could make films that were not produced to be screened. Through its board, which consisted of elected members of the Studio, the BBS enjoyed partial autonomy over the redistribution of the yearly budget. Beginning in the 1970s, they started to...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Archive of the Studio of Young Artists"

Balázs Beöthy
Launched as part of the cultural politics of the time, the Studio was founded in 1958, as the youth section of the Art Fund, as an institution to further the professional integration of recently graduated visual artists. The studio was dependent on the mother institution financially and bureaucratically, but it enjoyed partial autonomy through its elected board members. A unique rule – the upper age limit of 35 years – ensured the continuous revitalization of...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Ecological Protests against Chlorine Pollution in Ruse"

Rousse Regional Museum Of History
The collection was established in the 1980s and 1990s. It includes autobiographical materials, personal memoirs and images connected with one of the first and most important civic and ecological mass protest movements of the 1980s in Bulgaria.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "High Consistory Collection at Teutsch Haus Sibiu"

Corneliu Pintilescu
The High Consistory Collection includes mostly of documents issued by the High Consistory of the Evangelical Church of Augustan Confession of Romania in the period 1922–1990, together with the minutes of meetings of the High Consistory and documents concerning institutional communication with parishes and with the state authorities. The collection illustrates the opposition of the Evangelical Church A.C. of Romania to the policies of the communist regime in certain domains, such as religious education.

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Only the Forbidden Newspapers Will be Remembered"

Kasabova, Anelia Dr.
The collection 'Only the Forbidden Newspapers Remain in History!' (Stefan Prodev) is one of the many collections of funds of the National Library 'St. Cyril and St. Methodius '(NBCM), containing rich and diverse materials for and from the socialist period. The newspapers and magazines presented in the collection show the possible forms of opposition by journalists and authors; the ways in which questions of freedom of the press were raised; the attempts to circumvent censorship...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "The Word of Master Petar Danov"

Kasabova, Anelia Dr.
Колекцията е ценен извор на познания за религиозно-философското учение с голямо духовно и културно влияние. Езотеричната Школа на Всемирното Бяло братство, създадена от Петър Дънов /Беинса Дуно през 1922 г., след установяването на комунистическа власт през 1948 г. е регистрирана като верска общност. На практика обаче Братството, назовавано „секта Дъновисти“ води полулегално съществуване, имотите им са иззети, конфискува се и се унищожава т.нар. „реакционна литература с автор П. Дънов“, членове на Братството и привърженици са...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Alexandru Șoltoianu - Colecție de la Arhiva Națională a Republicii Moldova"

Andrei Cușco
This collection comprises various documents (including trial records) relating to the activities of Alexandru Șoltoianu, a well-known oppositional figure in the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic (MSSR) in the late 1960s and 1970s. Closely linked to the Usatiuc–Ghimpu–Graur group, Șoltoianu pursued a parallel project of creating a mass nationally oriented anti-Soviet political party known as National Rebirth of Moldavia (Renașterea Națională a Moldovei), to be based upon a broad network of student associations. Șoltoianu’s case files...

COURAGE Registry, s.v. "Adrian Marino Collection at BCU Cluj-Napoca"

Corneliu Pintilescu & Cristina Petrescu
The collection illustrates Adrian Marino’s intellectual evolution as a historian and literary critic who chose to pursue his activity outside the institutions controlled by the communist regime. The Marino Collection includes books, original manuscripts, and the author’s correspondence, which reflects a critical perspective on Romanian literary life in the period 1964–1989.

Registration Year

  • 2017
    35
  • 2018
    14

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Data Centers

  • COURAGE projekt (MTA BTK)
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