Identity

Identity shows how the past influences us and how it shapes our perception of the present. Take a look at the dividing and uniting power of history.

Irish Language: Deep-Rooted or Force-Fed?

For a language that was so close to extinction in the past, Irish simply refuses to lie down and play dead. Neasa from Ireland talks about the reasons for this as well as young people’s attitudes to l...

Female Changemakers: Maro Makashvili – a Writer Dying as a Nurse

How inspiring can the life of somebody who lived 100 years ago be for us now? Especially if it was a girl who already di...

English first? Observations on Language Choice While Abroad

How do we communicate when we’re abroad? Which language(s) do we chose to speak during international workshops, conferen...

Churches in Germany: From Absence to Presence?

Germany is not a religious state. It does not have a state religion or state church. The number of registered church mem...

Memory Suitcase

A Memory Suitcase is something that every one of us has: a real physical suitcase, an old shoe box or in our minds. It contains objects, images and other items we collect in the course of our life and they become a symbol of our very personal history. What is in your Memory Suitcase?

Populism

Radicalisation, Populism, Nationalism: Are we drifting apart?
People protesting

Polish Populism Plague

Democracy is at risk in Poland. In its 2020 “Nations in Transit” report, the NGO Freedom house has downgraded Poland’s s...

A Memory You Can Wear

Let’s play a quick game: Imagine your house is on fire and you can only save a single item, th...

Fake or Real? The Media in the Era of ›Post Truth‹

Truthfully: How often does one check the sources of a news item or questions the motives of the auth...

Analysing Populism: Against Radicalisation in Contemporary Europe

In 2017, right-wing populism is omnipresent in Europe. Together with its language of fear and intole...

Legacies of 1989

Memories and legacies of regime changes in different parts of Europe.

One Telegram, six Words, Thirty-five Letters

Do you know the feeling of being able to hold the reason why you live actually in your hands? Neasa does and tells us the story of a telegram and her reunited family without which she wouldn’t b...

Where Were You When… The Transition of 1989 Took Place in Europe?

This year marks the 30th birthday of the fall of the Berlin Wall which divided Germany  for more than 25 years in two pa...

Our Personal “Wind of Change”

In the course of the Eustory Next Generation Summit ,change' was mostly discussed as political change. While conducting ...

What If… You Woke up 30 Years Ago in a Communist Regime?

The young participants of our last History Camp came up with yet another interesting question on their backpacking tour ...

More Freedom of Choice or a Vacuum of Values?

25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Anna from Moscow finds herself caught in the middle of a heated debate ...