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Food and Faith: Practising religion during the Summit

Going to the synagogue three times a day, praying with a branch of a palm tree and eating kosher food. Orthodox Judaism demands many rules to be obeyed. Shahar from Israel, an orthodox Jew himself, explains how he manage... (more)

Cover photo for the Music in the service of patriotism: Can songs divide us?

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. 50 participants from all over Europe are expected.

Mr. Bug Goes to Town (photo: www.flickr.com)

Memory Suitcase: Bugs, Greens and Video Tapes

What connects a childhood in wartime Yugoslavia with the cartoon of a little grasshopper in Manhattan? Milan dives into childhood memories.

Of People and Identities

Martin is from Bulgaria, but for more than nine months he has been studying and living in Singapore and reflects on his own identity abroad.

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)