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Young Voices Blog

Young authors from all over Europe regularly publish blog posts about current events, discuss the relevance of historical anniversaries and share their personal approaches to issues related to history and identity in Europe. You can navigate the EUSTORY History Campus Blog by choosing a category or scrolling through the entire blog.

 

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The History Campus Blog features a variety of topics, articles and formats. Check out the articles on personal artefacts, experiences and thoughts of young Europeans in the Memory Suitcase, learn about their views on current political events and debates in European countries in #callEurope, see them @work at one of the various seminars and projects, find out how historical events effect people on the personal level in Where were you when, explore the thoughts and intercultural learnings of young Europeans travelling abroad in The Image of the Other and follow the discussion on the means of Heritage & Identity for Europes present and future. You can find all the categories and all the posts of the History Campus Blog in the Archive.

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Chaouen, the blue Moroccan city

Food for Thought: What my Family Trip to Morocco Taught me

Only 14 km separate Spain from Morocco. No surprise that their pasts are closely intertwined. The Muslim cultural heritage is quite visible in Spain, but negati...

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Between Bullets And Memories – The Story of The Portuguese Ultramar

The Portuguese Ultramar was a long and bloody period of clashes between Portugal's armed forces and liberation movements in its colonies Angola, Guinea-Bissau, ...

The author and her friend praying in the Rocky Mountains.

Clash of Cultures: A German Girl in the American Midwest

Different views on religion can harbour potential for conflict. Our author Marlene from Germany declares herself an atheist. However, her time as a member of a ...

My European Solidarity Corps Experience: Living with Syrian Refugees

Volunteering at the Turkish-Syrian border area: Barbare from Georgia spent two months in the Turkish city of Gaziantep to teach and assist Syrian refugees in th...

What if…You Could Relive One Moment From Austrian History?

Small country, big history: Becoming independent in 1955, the fundament of today's Austria was laid. However, the alpine country's history dates back to the Sto...

Once Upon A Time In Europe: The Dark Traces Of Folk Tales

How do traditional folk tales shape young personalities all over Europe? To what extent can they serve as a historical source of ancient values and norms, socia...

The Green Cigar Box or: How to Deal With Your Family’s Nazi Past

An empty cigar box containing the burden of a heavy-weighing family history: When German-Australian student Kelly found out that her great-grandfather's cigar b...

What If…Great Britain Decided to Rejoin the EU?

Can you believe it’s already been more than five years since the Brits decided in to leave the EU? After political wrangling, back and forth negotiations, mutua...

#LivingTheNetherlands: How I Finally Learnt to Ride a Bike

Challenges and new chances: Yoanna from Bulgaria about spending an Erasmus semester in the Netherlands during the COVID-19 pandemic.