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A gathering in European History: Dorothea Viehmann with the Brothers Grimm

Created by Chance: Informal Gatherings Between Magic and Horror

Some events and developments in European history are the result of pure spontaneity. Members of the EUSTORY History Campus editorial team traced this question and pondered the impact of chance on shaping the world around... (more)

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From Peace to Populism: How Serbia Became an Outlier

Serbia at the crossroads: Uncertain times are fertile ground for autocrats and populism. This is what Petar and his peers from Belgrade experiences in his home country every day.

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Graduating High School – in Times of War

Even in peaceful times, graduating high school and starting a new chapter in life can be a stressful experience. But how does it feel to graduate when your country is at war? This is what our author Marlene asked her Ukr... (more)

Kreuzberg – The Berlin Face of Contrasts

What are the reasons to live in Kreuzberg and is it a good place for young people? How diverse and culturally appealing is it? While in Germany’s capital city, the Editors' team took the opportunity to stroll the streets... (more)

#LivingBelgium: A Country With Multiple Personalities

How come Belgium spent nearly two years without a government? Does a Belgian identity really exist? Is a life without French fries possible in Belgium? While spending her Erasmus Solidarity Corps in Ghent, Liliana from B... (more)

What if… You Were an Actor/Actress in Ancient Greece?

Greek theatre reconsidered: During their journey to Greece, young theatre makers from Spain dived into ancient times. What if they had been acting centuries ago? In short videos, they show their answers.

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How a German School Resists Far-Right Violence

In 2019, German politician Walter Lübcke was assassinated. The students of the school in his hometown reacted immediately and set a sign against far-right violence. This didn't remain without serious consequences.

#LivingTirana: Welcome to The Land of The Eagles

A capital city in radical upheaval. A coastline which can easily compete with Greece and Croatia. 200,000 bunkers for a country with less than three million inhabitants – reflecting the legacies of a Communist past that ... (more)

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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 ... (more)

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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 Nort... (more)

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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 wa... (more)

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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, imme... (more)

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... (more)

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 E... (more)

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 ... (more)