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On Thursday, more than 640 participants in the National Congress of Romanian Historians, held these days at the University “December 1, 1918” in Alba Iulia, adopted an appeal to colleagues, teachers, researchers, curators, librarians, librarians and the public. The public, the media and, last but not least, the authorities of the Romanian state.

The Romanian Academy, an institution led by Ioan Aurel Pope, requires that the number of history lessons for pre-university students be three lessons per week.

“The times in which we live are particularly complex, turbulent and dangerous, and unfold at extraordinary speed, adding to people’s existential anxiety many questions about the present and future fate of humanity. From Thucydides to Max Weber, from Nicolae Iorga, and Marc Bloch to today, bringing HISTORY FOR THE AUDIENCE AND STATESTORS Narratives about real events, phenomena and processes in which man was the main actor.The purpose of historians was not only to know people, but also to understand the course of past and present times in order to know where they came from, how to improve their present life and to think where it is better Go to it in the future.

The desire to understand the meaning of becoming can bring our contemporaries closer and closer to historical writing. However, it is increasingly difficult for them to discern present and future meanings from “narrow-minded” approaches, and from the works of so-called “specialist historians”, who claim a monopoly on narrow fields and even documentary sources. Moreover, valuable archival collections are controlled and “arranged” by bureaucrats who also claim to be “specialists” in the field of history and archival science, arguing that they present facts from the past, but without reconstructing societal processes. That is why it is our duty to campaign for the continued professionalization of the historian’s profession, to treat all classes of sources with discernment, to apply the critical method and to show the complete honesty which must always guide our research work.

Ironically, in our time we are even witnessing a misuse of history. As the discipline of history is reduced or almost completely removed from school, many politicians, leaders of states and human societies often use the phrase “history teaches us…”. Indeed, today we see that history is even used as a weapon in political disputes, in disinformation in information battles and in the manipulation of public opinion, local and international communities. We often see the manipulation of history to justify local, regional and global politics, or even collective interests, which can develop into human tragedies or even human catastrophes. We believe that, for this reason, the International Federation for Human Rights has found that ‘crimes against history’, which can be generated by the adoption of repressive laws regarding freedom of expression on historical subjects, can be accessed by refusing to grant access to archives. Research, when destroying or changing the meaning of memorial monuments, etc. In such circumstances, we must warn the Roman authorities who still wish to keep history secret or even destroy the memory of Roman history that their efforts are wrong and in vain, and that the community of historians and conservatives will do their best to ensure proper and wide access to all categories of users. The community of historians and conservatives in Romania cannot accept such attitudes and declare that they will maintain the professional and moral line established by the great fathers of national history. The Roman Academy and its historical research entities suggest at least a more intense presence in the arena of historical creativity and public debate.

Correct and critical knowledge, especially of young people, of national history, but also of the history of national minorities as part of this country, with all the achievements and shortcomings that are present in all nations, should concern not only those who are active in our country. Syndicate, but also the political decision-makers in Romania. On the other hand, people increasingly need global history, in order to have a reliable framework for understanding and limiting local, national and regional history studies. Without returning the history discipline to the status it was in at least in the first years after 1989, without granting adequate funding to academic institutes, archive institutions (national archives, diplomatic archives, military archives), museums and history faculties, historical publications, etc. The preservation of the identity of the Roman nation was compromised and its gradual disappearance. We would like to underscore the determination of Roman historians to cooperate with European and international historiography, with institutions and professional networks of historians who faithfully serve the principles of the Cleo Museum, and to search for and present historical truth.

also, We require that the number of history hours in pre-university education in Romania be at least equal to the average history hours in EU countries, i.e. 3 hours. We ask the Ministry of Education to start a dialogue as soon as possible with the representatives of the Romanian Academy – the National Committee of Romanian Historians, as the only representative entity of the Syndicate of Historians in Romania, so that education in the future will properly reflect the law of the state of history and historians ”, specified in the document signed by him President of the Romanian Academy, Ioan Aurel Pope.

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