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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.

A Second Look at Right Wing Poland

Paweł (Poland) talked to young Polish people about xenophobie and discovers a situation much more complex than it appears at first glance.

A Map of Friendship

During international seminars and History Camps you can meet people from all over Europe and form intense friendships. After these events distance and new circumstances sometimes present a challenge, even for the closest... (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)

The Making-of: Bulgaria’s Populist Revolt

Following the trend-setters in form of Hungary, Poland and the USA, there is a growing fear that Bulgaria might be the next populist trend-victim. Martin from Bulgaria takes a look at how the fear of "the Other", combine... (more)

The Moral Compass

With freedom of press endangered in many parts of Europe and the work of independent journalists becoming harder and harder we wanted to know first hand what it is like to work as a journalist with an interest in human r... (more)

Kaliningrad: A Model Region?

Young EUSTORIANS interview Paulina, who regularly crosses the border between Kaliningrad and Gdansk, about the current tensions between the two countries and their impact on the region.

Learning About Solidarity and Bloody Pacifications of Protests

Wednesday is the day for starting a new, this time Polish, adventure in the city of Gdansk. The first day in Gdansk included four interesting and inspiring interviews, a visit to the Solidarity centre’s library and... (more)

From Homeland to Home.

Can you imagine going to the toilet in the middle of the night and seeing something that will change your life and your country forever? The 8th of May marks the 71st anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Eur... (more)

@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)

Shifting borders – changing lives

2014 marks the Centenary of the First World War, a war that changed Europe as it was and had huge consequences for millions of people. Once great and extensive multinational empires slowly shrank in the course of history... (more)

„A farewell to Poland, a farewell to Russia. The history of three Polish-Russian marriages.”

Estera Sendecka Born in 1993, Kraków, Poland High school graduate, future Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities student (Jagiellonian University) Topic of the 2011/2012 Polish History Competition: Poles and ... (more)

Freedom in Europe: Equal opportunities?

During the workshop ‘Desire for Freedom’ Mare from Estonia conducted an interview with Sofia (Finland), Sławomir (Poland) and Darya (Belarus) How do you feel about the situation of freedom in your country? Ho... (more)