Alumni activities

ESA = Eustory Seminar Animates: Explaining complex topics

From the moment we conceptualized the Alumni Seminar in Ronda we were planning on having Animates explaining complex topics as a final result, similar to those, produced by the Royal Society of Art (London). The idea was to make a

Day 5. Orientalism, Ronda and the final project!

It was the first cloudy morning since we started our seminar. After breakfast we went to Ronda by bus. We arrived to the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda and heard a lecture about Orientalism by professor Waleed Saleh from

Europe, do you feel free?

In preparation of the workshop in Berlin our 15 participants conducted a survey within their countries in order to find out, what freedom means for their peers/families and how they assess the situation concerning freedom and human rights in their

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? How is it restrained? Sofia: Excellent. Not only

“Pasta for the Poor” – Experiencing inequality

A simulation seemed to be the best way for our Eustorians to experience the situation of inequality during the seminar in Berlin. With pasta as money and socks and tape and socks to create different starting chances for our participants

Freedom of Interpretation

While working with the exhibition ‘Desire for Freedom’, our participants were confronted with the fact, that we were not allowed to take pictures of the art and display them here. They found another way of visualizing their interpretation. You can also

The Desire for Freedom

After only four days of intense working in Berlin on the topic of freedom, our 15 Eustorians produced an impressive ‘piece of art’, a blog consisting of many different pieces. We will are going to publish parts of it here

‘The Desire for Freedom’: The Eustory alumni workshop started in Berlin

Yesterday Eustory alumni from Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain arrived in Berlin. Today the worked started in the exhibition of the German Historical Museum and right now our participants

Exile – A State of Mind?

We were together for a week in Madrid aiming to find out more about the phenomenon of “exile”, talking with many different people about their very different experiences with exile, differing in reasons or places to leave. We were comparing

Exile stories XVII: Rafael Safin, refugee from the former Soviet Union Republic – Tajikistan

Looking for a person who experienced exile, migration or something like that to interview in order to prepare for the Eustory seminar Aliya from Russia realized that she even does not have to go far away in searching: I can

Exile stories XVI: A Spanish Odyssee

First Margarita was interviewed by Marta as a preparation of the seminar and her story was so amazing that we arranged another meeting with a group from during the interview. Margarita was born in Madrid in 1935. She belonged to

Exile stories XV: „If my kids are happy, I’m happy too”

Martyna has gone to a refugee camp in Poland. There she found people from the Caucasus who escaped from the war and conflicts in their countries. She spoke with the officials of the camp and then had the opportunity to