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Really the 4th power? The role of media in Norway

Today we went and met Havlar Tjønn who has been a journalist for 30 years. He is an interesting character and very knowledgeable about the the history os Oslo and the surrounding areas. Halvar was keen to show us around

Knowledge is Power or What does climate change have to do with democracy?

What does climate change have to do with democracy? This question was the first that came to our minds when we were given our institution, CICERO (Centre for international climate and environmental research). After, first group brain storming and researching

Day 1: Exploring the dimensions of institutional work in Norway

This whole day was dedicated to interviewing different kinds of people. We started off by interviewing each other aka getting to know each other a little better. After the whole group had been properly introduced including the midnight peers, we

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

Learning how to think in pictures

“Analysing history and putting historical events in the form of an animation is anything but easy but it is worth the effort”, says Anna Sieväla from Finland. Anna enrolled in the workshop “Thinking in Pictures – Visualising Conclusions of the

The voices of Young Europeans

Additionally to the posts we are publishing here, we started a new forum where we give young Europeans a space to write about debates in their countries and to discuss current European issues. Check it out:

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

Name: Anna Ryzhkova 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 occupation/studies: Last-year student of secondary school Eustory is not the

Let’s get started!

Each year, more than 10.000 young people from all over Europe examine and reflect aspects of their local history by taking part in one of the activities of the Körber Foundation and its partners in the field of history and

Stereotypes in a historical context

In September 2013 young Europeans from 15 different countries met at the EUSTORY-Academy in Ronda, Spain, reflecting the construction and deconstruction of stereotypes.  During the First World War the battlefields were not the only place where the battles took place.

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 and new nation states

“Just live!” – Aurélien from France about life, art, music and being French

Name: Aurélien Age: 18 Hometown: Le Lardin Saint Lazare (South West – Dordogne) Country: France EUSTORY experiences: Slovenia 2013 “The End of Empires: New Borders, New States, New Loyalties?” Actual occupation/studies: Student, in graphics, internet, communication and audiovisual. Impressionism made

7777 – From Ravensbrück to Kristianstad: Traces of History

Author: Fanny Jonsson Country: Sweden Competition Topic: “(E) MIGRATION – Emigration and immigration in a local perspective” (2011/2013) Research Title: “From Ravensbrück to Kristianstad.” (2013) Fanny has been learning a lot about WWII in school. So much, in fact, that