There were 250 participants and almost 150 papers presented. The topics included deportation and collectivisation of agriculture, communist policy towards the Church and School, Romanian culture during communism, the meantime evolution of the LRP (Labour Romanian Party), international context.
Among the guests of the 7th edition of the Sighet Symposium were the Member of Academy Alexandru Zub, professors Dumitru Sandru and Gheorghe Onisoru from Iasi, Gh. Cipaianu, Gh. Iancu, Liviu Tarau, Virgil Tarau, Ioan Ciupea from Cluj, Serban Radulescu-Zoner, Mircea Chiritoiu, Apostol Stan, Marius Oprea, Armand Gosu, Claudiu Secasiu, Aurel Pentelescu from Bucharest.
Same as each year there were a number of guests from abroad: Stéphane Courtois (Paris), Paul Michelson (Huntington, Indiana, USA), Ernest Latham jr. (Washington, USA), Dennis Deletant (London University), Katharina Kilzer from Frankfurt, Ulrich Burger, Helmut Muller Engbergs and Detlef Stein from Berlin, Alenka Puhar (Ljubljana), Antonina Kuzmanova (Sofia), Roman Wyborski (Varsovia), Ladis Kristoff (Portland, Oregon, SUA), Anatol Petrencu (Chisinau), Tatiana Pokivailova and Albina Noskova from Moscova.