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THE BOMBING OF GERNIKA, AN ATTACK ON DEMOCRACY

Publicado el 29 abril, 2012 Por admin

By Oriol López i Badell and Jordi Palou- Loverdos, Memorial Democràtic, Spain  Remembering the bombing of Gernika is a useful exercise to analyze the indiscriminate attack on a population that was identified with a particular ideology. It was not important who lived in the city, simply that Gernika was located in an area considered Republican. […]

WHAT CONNECTS HISTORIES, 30, 75, 100 YEARS APART?

Publicado el 28 abril, 2012 Por admin

– By Will Glendinning, Coordinator, Diversity Challenges (Ireland)  What connections can there be between the air-raid bombing of Gernika in 1937 and the 31-year long conflict in and about Northern Ireland that ended in 2000? On the face of it, these two histories may seem disparate. Gernika was the bombing of a city by the […]

WE HAVE TO REMEMBER SO THAT THEY CAN’T FORGET …

Publicado el 28 abril, 2012 Por admin

– By Adrian Kerr, Manager, Museum of Free Derry, Ireland  Why do we have to remember events like the bombing of Gernika? Why, 75 years on, is it so important that such events be publicly commemorated rather than just read about in history books?  We have to remember it to remind ourselves and everyone else […]

FROM ITALY TO SPAIN: REMEMBERING GERNIKA, THEN AND NOW

Publicado el 27 abril, 2012 Por admin

By Monte Sole Peace School Foundation, Italy ORDER OF OPERATION: NUMBER 48 PLACE: SORIA, SPAIN DATE:  26/04/1937, 15 YEARS (of the Fascist era). Thus begins the order by Lieutenant Colonel Umberto Marelli, endorsing the operation to bomb Gernika. But what most don’t realize is that this is an order to the Italian Legionary Air Force, […]

WHY WE ASK “WHY SHOULD WE REMEMBER?”

Publicado el 26 abril, 2012 Por admin

Just over a decade after the attacks of 9-11, we are in the midst of a global war on terror. In Syria, Sudan and many other countries, citizens are under attack. In Europe, xenophobia and discrimination is on the rise and the United States is facing divisive battles around immigration and inequity. In this bleak […]

THE TERRORISM OF E.T.A HAS NOW A PLACE IN OUR MUSEUM IN OUR MEMORIES

Publicado el 21 octubre, 2011 Por admin

After several months of inactivity  in our blog (How hard is finding time for daily activities, blogging  about the Museum, and have something interesting to say) we write a  new post. Today, it has not been necessary to squeeze the head to know what to write about, today we feel LUCKY. Today (after the announcement […]

THE “NO MORE” AND THE RENOUNCE TO FORGET LINK OF MANY MEMORIAL ANS SITES OF CONSCIENCE MUSEUMS OF THE WORLD

Publicado el 30 mayo, 2011 Por admin

The thousands of kilometers from numerous museums in the world, are not a real distance when there is a coordinated work among them. Example of this claim is that these days an international meeting brings together many specialists, museum curators, museum directors around the world, as in the case of the Gernika Peace Museum, meet […]

A NEW STEP FOR MUSEUMS FOR PEACE: THE BRIEF CONCLUSSIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF MUSEUMS FOR PEACE

Publicado el 13 mayo, 2011 Por admin

All these days without blogging has been due to the intense involvement of the  Gernika Peace Museum in the 7th International Conference of Museums for Peace that was hold from 4 to 7 May 2011 in Barcelona (www.museumsforpeace. org) thanks to the hospitality of the Barcelona International Peace Resource Center of the City of Barcelona […]

DID YOU KNOW ABOUT THE EXISTENCE OF THE PEACE MUSEUMS AND MUSEUMS FOR PEACE?

Publicado el 7 abril, 2011 Por admin

When we think on museums, it usually come to our mind the museums of Contemporary Art, Fine Arts, Science and History , but many people are surprised to learn that there are peace museums and museums for peace. In Japan, you may not ask these questions so frequently, because the number of Museums for peace […]

NETWORKING ALWAYS WIN

Publicado el 31 marzo, 2011 Por admin

The Gernika Peace Museum has been,  for many years, working actively and collaborating with many networks (national and international) that address the issues discussed by us, such as Memory (Network of Museums and memory ICOM: IC-MEMO www.ic-memo.org  ; Sites of Conscience www.sitesofconscience.org ) Museums and Peace (International Network of Museums for Peace INMP www.museumsforpeace.org ), […]

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