History matters – especially this year! The 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I and respective collective memories are not just visible in TV documentaries, exhibitions and theater plays but will be celebrated with a big European festival “Europe 14|14” in Berlin. On the occasion of the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Koerber Foundation, together with the Federal Agency for Civic Education and other partners, is planning a European festival “Europe 14|14 in May 2014 in Berlin. The cherry on the top – the HistoryCampus from May 7-11!
Up to 500 young people from all around Europe will have the chance to discuss consequences and perspectives of the First World War and what it has to do with them and their daily life. Critically analyzing personal, national and European perspectives of the consequences of the First World War under the motto ‘Look back, think forward’ is one core element. 23 different workshops offer a broad range for doing research, renegotiating treaties, shooting films, writing scripts, performing and much more. Find the workshop programme here (PDF). Participants will have the opportunity to work with experts from arts and culture, science, politics education and theatre.
The Young History Forum will hereby provide a social platform for various Campus Workshops to exchange and discuss source materials and create ideas on the virtual level.
So if you are interested in young perspectives on the centenary of the outbreak of World War I then this is the right place for you! Stay tuned for upcoming informations on the HistoryCampus.
May 7-11, 2014