After Edward Lucas' lecture, students from different countries all over Europe presented their papers, which all concerned an aspect related to the Iron Curtain. For example, a scientific, philosophical, political or sociological approach to both sides of the Iron Curtain. These students have become friends, even within the short amount of time we had. During the symposium, but also in between and after, we had many interesting conversations. During this weekend, I had an amazing time which is something I will cherish for the time to come.