The Image of the Other

Travelling broadens the mind and the perspective on the world, so they say. Our traditions, behaviours and customs we took for granted are confronted with a completely different mindset. Here we collect impressions from journeys abroad and images of the other.

Day 5. Orientalism, Ronda and the final project!

It was the first cloudy morning since we started our seminar. After breakfast we went to Ronda by bus. We arrived to the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda and heard a lecture about Orientalism by professor Waleed Sa... (more)

Day 4: Ronda’s next Top…

After taking a stand (physically) on issues connected to stereotypes and the image of the other during the I agree / I disagree discussion the afternoon of this Thursday was dedicated to get closer to the final result of... (more)

Day 3: Visiting Europe in Africa

On day 3 we crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and went to Ceuta, a piece of Europe in Africa and a laboratory where the different others not only coexist but also try to convivir. It is worth mentioning that we had as well... (more)

Day 2 – The other in Ronda

All started with Tina ordering the hopelessly late and lazy Eustorians to the bus for a short ride to Ronda. The first part of the day passed in the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda, our generous supporter and loya... (more)

Day 1 – Introducing the other

Before we started with the actual seminar, we had a Spanish breakfast and discovered some unknown jam – eggplant and tomato marmalade. Some of us thought it was strange to make marmalade of these, other who were braver e... (more)

Day Zero in Ronda or There is a first time for everything

After 3 years of reporting about our activities on our blog, we decided this year to add a new format. We started with video statements of our participants during the EUSTORY seminar in Helsinki and take it now to anothe... (more)

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