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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 centur... (more)

Moldova’s Pathway Through the 20th Century

In an interactive map, Ilinca, Veronica and Oxana from Moldova show how a painful past and present Moldovan identities belong together.

Chasing Memories – A Family Story From Bulgaria

A story about the Socialist regime in Bulgaria and the hatred of a father towards everyone associated with it. A story about love and separation, sadness and death, but also about gathering the pieces of a broken family ... (more)

Wild Nineties in Russia – From a Woman’s Perspective

Liza Propenkova tells the story of Ekaterina, who experienced the „wild“ nineties in Saint Petersburg, Russia and how she dealt with the various crises that she encountered during those years.

Life and Hope in the Age of Crisis – Experiences of 4 Young Ukrainians

The recent past in the Ukraine was marked by several crises, interrupted by short periods of well-being. Taras Oleksyn presents four Ukrainians who experienced war, flight and the pandemic and who talk about how they sur... (more)

Four people standing in front of a building
Lilac bushes in full bloom
People protesting

Polish Populism Plague

The Polish law students Witold Janas and Marek Kaczmarczyk sum up what happened with the Polish judiciary system since 2015 and give their view on actors and incidents in this drama.