The Image of the Other

Travelling broadens the mind and the perspective on the world, so they say. While being abroad, we learn about the world, but also a lot about ourselves: Our traditions, behaviours and customs we took for granted are confronted with a completely different mindset. Here we collect impressions from journeys abroad and images of the other. If you are travelling overseas and want to contribute your story, please contact the Editors’ Team.

#livingMünster: The “Heart of Europe” and its Positive Vibes

  For young people across Europe the ERASMUS+ Programme is the chance to experience other Europeans countries first hand. Camilla, a law student from Italy, thinks this is one of the EU’s greatest achievements. Back from two years studying in

#livingFlorence: Choir and constitution

The EU Commission is planning to treat young Europeans to free Interrail tickets to promote first-hand experiences of different countries in Europe. Gregor, a student of political science and history from Germany, did not wait for this new programme to

Travelling Europe – and Time: There and Back Again

All good things have to come to an end, and so does Anna’s trip. Only Seville is between her and her journey back: “I’ll arrive in Barcelona in the middle of the night. My plane to Helsinki leaves in the

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

Ida’s good bye

During the seminar in Ronda we had for the first time a participant, Ida from Denmark, who reported to you from behind the scene and I think that she managed to give you a good impression about what happens beside

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

Day 4: Ronda’s next Top…

After taking a stand (physically) on issues connected to stereotypes and the image of the other during the I agree / I disagree discussion the afternoon of this Thursday was dedicated to get closer to the final result of the

Day 3: Visiting Europe in Africa

On day 3 we crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and went to Ceuta, a piece of Europe in Africa and a laboratory where the different others not only coexist but also try to convivir. It is worth mentioning that we

Day 2 – The other in Ronda

All started with Tina ordering the hopelessly late and lazy Eustorians to the bus for a short ride to Ronda. The first part of the day passed in the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda, our generous supporter and loyal

Day 1 – Introducing the other

Before we started with the actual seminar, we had a Spanish breakfast and discovered some unknown jam – eggplant and tomato marmalade. Some of us thought it was strange to make marmalade of these, other who were braver even tried

Day Zero in Ronda or There is a first time for everything

After 3 years of reporting about our activities on our blog, we decided this year to add a new format. We started with video statements of our participants during the EUSTORY seminar in Helsinki and take it now to another