The symposium on the book Legacies of Totalitarianism by Aviezer Tucker was part of the conference Between Enslavement and Resistance: Attitudes toward Communism in East European Societies (1945-1989) held in Poznań, Poland (June 15-16, 2018). The conference and the symposium were organized by the Institute of National Remembrance, Poznań Division, the Institute of Philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, The Centre for Culture and the Arts at Leeds Beckett University, and the Poznań Division of Polish Philosophical Society. The organizational and editorial work of the symposium was realized within the framework of the Branch Research Project of the Institute of National Remembrance in Poznań: The Methodological and Theoretical Problems of Research on the Current History of Poland. The participants of discussion on the book were: Krzysztof Brzechczyn and Michał Kwiecień (Institute of Philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań), Grzegorz Lewicki,  Cristina Petrescu and Dragoş Petrescu (University of Bucharest), Rafał Paweł Wierzchosławski (University of Social Sciences and Humanities SWPS in Poznań), and the author of the book, Aviezer Tucker (Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University) who responded to the remarks and comments.