Visiting 19th century factory buildings in the Polish city Łódź or an old fisherman collective in Estonia, analysing photos of teenage fashion in Soviet times in Ukraine or meeting witnesses of WW II in Moldova… until October young people in six countries will discover hidden stories in their home towns.
We tried to use a new method based on finding one historical event between pairs of participants with different backgrounds and present different perspectives on it. The participants chose topics which were important for all of them. The topics were connected with the Second World War, the fall of communism, the USSR, the Internet apocolapse,the[…]
Everyone has told their own story and presented it using different forms of presentation, story-telling, involving other participants (interaction), videos, demonstrations, performances and so on. And the most important thing is that we were discovering each other, our personalities. It was really a great evening where the participants could show themselves from different sides. We found the exciting information about the conditions and the place they live in, their background, life-style,[…]
29 participants from six countries and many stories to be shared and heard! The 2016 training has started. The six day course will give participants the chance to explore questions of history, memory, identity, and narratives – and work on methods how to deal with them in international youth exchange and projects with young people.[…]