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Where Were You When… The Results of the Brexit Referendum Were Announced?

In June 2016, Great Britain decided to leave the European Union. Six years later, our author Antonius wondered: How do young Europeans remember the day after the referendum? What do they think about the Brexit today? An interactive map of Europe shows the answers.

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 negative prejudices dominate the distant relation towards the North African country. For our author María from Spain, travelling to Morocco was a true turning-point.

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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, and Mozambique. The grandfather of our author Ana Matilde was fighting as a young soldier in Mozambique. Which consequences did his experiences during the war have for his family? And what d...

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 Lutheran youth group during an exchange in Kansas, USA, immensely changed her perspective on religion and identity. 

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 their everyday lives. During her stay, she has learnt at least as much as she has taught...

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 Stone Age. While strolling through the streets of Vienna, the Editors of the EUSTORY History Campus wondered: How do people perceive Austrian history in a city where every corner tells a story ...

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, social structures, fantasies and realities? Rusudan from Georgia and Neasa from Ireland about European tales' origins and their meaning for the 21st century.

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 box is a relic of her family's involvement during the Third Reich, many questions arised.

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, mutual accusations and hopes for a somewhat acceptable deal, the Brexit was ratified in January 2020. Some felt jubilation and relief, others anger, regret and even fear of a possible „domino eff...

#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.

Is Yoga a Sin? Young Greeks and Eastern Orthodox Christianity

An overwhelming majority of Greeks considers religion as important - but what about the young population? Anna and Maria about the role of the church, LGBTQ+ and identity of young Greeks in 2021.

Europe, How Do You Deal With History Cast In Stone?

What to do with monuments when the historical context changes? Should they be removed, re-contextualised, or, on the contrary, should we preserve them as a painful reminder of the events that took place decades or centuries ago? We, the Editors’ team, took a closer look at some monuments which are subject to current debates in our home countries. S...

Author's piano and the pamphlet signed by Georgian Composer

Making Friends with Music: In Search of Traditional Tunes

A carrier of family memories, a European meeting point and a gate to new friendships: For Rusudan from Georgia, the piano has lots of meanings.

Discovering China: The Art of Finding Yourself

Experiencing China from a Georgian perspective: Mertsia about the importance of language, cuisine and finding ways to intertwine different cultures.

Slovak House Signs – Little Pieces of Endangered Art

Traces of unique history: Caroline from Slovakia about Ziar nad Hronom's emblematic house signs from the 1950s and the importance of keeping architectural heritage alive.