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Magnets in a Souvenir Shop in Belgrade/Serbia showing Russia's president Wladimir Putin.

Alien Conspiracies, Football and Kosovo – Serbia’s Youth Caught In-Between

In Serbia, Nationalism inspires the youth. Petar from Belgrade analyses what Putin Magnets and war songs have to do with Serbia's past and present.

Lari, Leva, Krones and Euros: Young Perspectives on Europe’s Currencies

Cashless payments and cryptocurrencies are gaining ground. Which role do physical banknotes still play for Europe's youth?

Two women standing near the Vltava river, smiling.

Voices from the Vltava: Dialogues to Remember

In Autumn 2023, the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit took place under the motto "Dialogues to Remember". In the heart of the Czech Republic’s capital, the journalistic Summit-workshop followed the question "What are dialog... (more)

View of Rustavi’s factories smoke emission

Climate Change in Georgia: “We Have to Exist Today to Worry about Tomorrow”

“Fridays for Future” is present in many Western European countries. But in Georgia, awareness for climate change is lacking...

Four young people smiling in front of a church

The Pulse of Europe’s Youth

Which traces did recent crises and wars in Europe leave? Which worries and which hopes does Europe's youth have? Find answers in EUSTORY's European Youth Survey.

My grandmother wearing the dress she knitted to fulfil her promise. Photo: Private

Stitching Tradition: A Piece of Spanish History in my Grandmother’s Dress

For almost four decades, Francoism defined how to believe and behave. María from Spain remembers her grandmother, who only dressed freely after Democracy arrived...

Love Across the Sound

In July 2000, a bridge of 8km length between two countries was opened. After centuries of separation by sea, the Øresund Bridge made it possible to drive between the two Nordic countries of Denmark and Sweden by car. Jak... (more)

Out and About: Searching for Peace in Unlikely Places

Following the traces of World War II in the Baltics, Sheenagh from Ireland stumbled across the transformative impact of exploring war memorials, concentration camps, and the power of shared experiences.

Several participants of the "Democratically Together" workshop laughing while fighting over one chair during the chair game

The Language of Democracy: Dealing with Dissent

What does democracy mean in daily life? How to democratically deal with dissent? During the EUSTORY Youth Activities 2021, Ana from Portugal and Fiona from Germany got in touch with the Betzavta Method for the first time... (more)

A member from In Albis Teatro looks at the horizon in Cape Sounion in Greece

Greece: The End of the Show

When dreams come true: With a trip to Greece, the students' theatre group "In Albis Teatro" got closer to the heroes, gods and villains of the Greek drama plays than ever before...

Home Altar: A Gate to my Family’s Journey

In Liliana’s grandparents' home in Bulgaria, many objects carry family memories of the period after the Balkan Wars. Like the home altar in the living room - how did it impact the family's history?

Buzludzha – Bulgaria’s Abandoned UFO

It looks like an UFO: Buzludzha, a peak in the Central Balkan Mountains, which is home to an iconic brutalist monument. An object of controversy since its construction in 1971. What do young Bulgarians think about the t... (more)

The buildings remain the same as in communist times, but life around them changes – for the better, as many young Romanians are sure. (Photo: Private)

From Bern to Bucharest: “After all, we are Both Europeans”

Part 2 of the journey: 1474 kilometres or a 30-hour train ride – that’s what it takes to travel from Bern to Bucharest. During a university project, Salome, a young journalist and storyteller from Switzerland, spends two... (more)

Catalans reunite in a local square for a demonstration, waving the pro-independence flags, called "esteladas".

Where Were you When…The Catalan Illegal Referendum Took Place?

Being independent from Spain or not? This question has moved Catalonia for decades. An illegeal referendum, held in 2017, was surrounded by violence and ended up in chaos: Hundreds of wounded people, the Catalan politica... (more)

Three Romanian students sitting on a wall.

From Bern to Bucharest: “The Middle Class of all Countries”

A 30-hour train ride – that’s what it takes to travel from Bern to Bucharest. Salome, a young journalist and storyteller from Switzerland, spends two weeks in Romania. She wants to explore the country and meet young Roma... (more)

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