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Voting4Europe: “I feel more European than German”

What current and future challenges is the European Parliament facing? And how did the elected body develop in the first place? Gregor spoke with Mechthild Roos, who is doing research on exactly these questions.

What was most inspiring at the Summit so far?

Jonas, Denmark Sara, Slovenia Ronja, Germany Florian, Germany Bohdana, Yuliia & Krystyna, Ukraine Andreas, Belgium  

Why is history important to you?

Driven by their passion for history more than 100 young Europeans made their way to Berlin, against all odds: storm Xavier devastated northern parts of Germany cutting of train connections to the German capital. Five par... (more)

The “Re-Unification” Belt. When Human Solidarity Overcomes Military Division.

Remembering World War II is difficult in many countries. In Italy, however, the narration of “us” against “them” is even more difficult, since the country was not occupied by enemies, but Benito Mussolini was a strong al... (more)

Polish-Czech Relations: Stereotypes, Mistrust and Misunderstandings put into Practice

The conflicts between Poles and Czechs are numerous, but in the name of learning from the past Anna from Finland asked Polish historian Michal Przeperski if there is something to learn from this quarrelsome history. In h... (more)

When the Tanks Broke Free

Marching soldiers, cheering crowds, tanks and cannon fire. The martial and enthusiastic manner of the May 9 parade in St. Petersburg, celebrating the victory over Nazi-Germany and the end of World War II, reminded Daniel... (more)

Memory Suitcase: The Virtue of Lists

Have you ever considered a list a valuable item on a desert island? No?! Željka from Serbia shares her personal lists with you and most importantly; the reason why making lists is of value to future generations. Literatu... (more)

@work Day 2: Homeland reconsidered

From 2 to 9 September 2015 fifty young Europeans from 19 countries visit the Polish city of Olsztyn for the Second Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue. They research the multicultural history of the region and share their impressi... (more)

@work Day 1: When Nerds come to town

From today on we have every day new ‘guest bloggers’, who share their experience from our workshops, lectures, discussions. So today Ashley, Ghislaine and Andreyan will give insights into day1 of the Baltic S... (more)

Day 4: Exploring Norwegian history

Have you ever seen zombies? If not, take a group of people that were dancing all night long and make them go to breakfast at 7 a.m. That would be the perfect definition of what happened today. Somehow we managed to be at... (more)

Big arrival! History Camp in Oslo about to start

Wednesday – Arrival day All excited to go to Norway, we finally arrived. At dinner we were almost all represented, apart from 4 people, who had a very late flight. We all looked at each other with curiosity and we talked... (more)

“The relations between ordinary people matter more than political decisions.” Anna from Russia about what makes her feel European

Name: Anna Age: 17 Hometown: Novocherkassk, Rostov Region Country: Russia EUSTORY experiences: Youth Academy – Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2013, “The End of Empires: New Borders, New States, New Loyalties?” Actual occupa... (more)