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Music in the Service of Patriotism: can Songs Divide us?

“Music unites people of different cultural backgrounds” is a phrase that one can often hear in speeches. Yes, music connects people. It can enrich a person and provide confidence, motivation and a sense of be... (more)

Rallying for the Reconquista – Incognito Among the Identitarians

After a long camapaign the Austrian Voters finally elected Alexander von der Bellen as the new president. The candidate of the far-right party FPÖ, Norbert Hofer, got more than 46 percent of the vote. With this, the FPÖ,... (more)

@work in Tbilisi: Discovering Differences and Similarities

What are the best ways to deal with identity and nationalism in Europe? During the History Camp in Georgia, 25 participants from 16 different countries gathered in Tbilisi to exchange their ideas on nationalism and Europ... (more)

#callBritain: Over and out?

What exactly is going on in Britain? What are young people thinking about Britain’s future after the BREXIT-referendum? We decided to activate our European network and #CallBritain to ask two young voters to tell us abou... (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)

Divide and Rule

Setting up state systems based on ethnicity or race can have positive effects argued Martin on the example of Singapore. However, dividing a people accordingly can have severe consequences for the social cohesion too, af... (more)

Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of the right-wing populist party “Law and Justice”

@work: Arrival in Olsztyn

Tomorrow the Second Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue will start in Olsztyn, Poland and today is the day, when 50 participants from all over Europe arrive. Some of them already started their journey a day earlier and we asked th... (more)

Of People and Identities

  Martin comes from Bulgaria, but for more than nine months he has been studying and living in Singapore. Read how living outside Europe can result in a completely new and culturally diverse experience as well as in a ne... (more)

Memory Suitcase: one Rosary, two Memories

Gregor from germany describes a rosary that became a symbol of an emancipated woman before it developed into a symbol of eternal family love.

Where do I belong to? The issue of identity of war children in post-war societies

The first victims in every war are the children. Milena, a 28 year old student from Serbia, is interested in the long shadows of World War II on people who had experiences it being young. From the panelists of a Remembra... (more)

Who am I? – Considerations after a Remembrance Day

While participating in a Remembrance Day on the occasion of the end of WW II, which focused especially on the topic of ‘childhood in war’, a 20 year old student finds himself personally and emotionally involved, ponderin... (more)

Out of Europe

 Do we need to get out of our house to see how it really looks like? How does being away effect our image of ourselves, and our identity? “Travel far enough, you meet yourself”, David Mitchell said. We asked young ... (more)