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Retrospect: Backpacking Visegrad, Budapest/Prague/Gdansk, September 2016

Adelina Fendrina Sliven, Bulgaria

Yavor Genchev Gabrovo, Bulgaria

Eva Illiašová Prague, Czech Republic

Karl-Martin Voovere Tartu, Estonia

Vida Pluym Munich, Germany

Linn Kreutschmann

Roggentin, Germany

 

Anastasija Bobrova

Daugavpils, Latvia

Shahar Ziman

Tel Aviv, Israel

Adam Trojok

Żędowice, Poland

 

Elena Kroitor

Alatyr, Russia

Irina Korneeva Volgograd, Russia

Pavol Bors Bratislava, Slovakia

Ema Agnič

Bizeljsko, Slovenia

 

Irene Barahona Fernández Zamora, Spain

Elena Sokolowski Barrón Seville, Spain

Isabel Martínez Jiménez Seville, Spain

Fedir Yuryev Ozernoe, Ukraine  

Yuriy Chobanyuk

Kolomyia, Ukraine

Elin Rees

Clunderwen, Wales

 

Visegrad-Blog

@work in Budapest Day 1 Part one: Living on the edge? Independent Journalism in Hungary

The History Camp season starts again, this with the first ever camp that takes place in three different countries: Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland. Budapest ...

@work in Budapest Day 1 part 2: Video-journalists-to-be on tour

Wondering about and wishing to see what our group of young history enthusiasts and researchers produced after spending the first part of the Visegrád backpackin...

@work in Prague, Day 4: New day, new city, new experiences: Socialism realised

New week deserves a new location of our History Camp – from Budapest we moved to Prague to analyze yet another uprising – the Prague Spring of 1968....

@work between Prague and Gdansk, Day 5: On the trace of social movements and people’s uprisings

After two days in Prague our history “campers” felt the need to move again. This time they followed the traces of social movements and people’...

@work in Gdansk, day 6: 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 inte...

@work in Gdansk, day 7: Switching the roles – interviewing the usual interviewers

On their second day in Gdansk, our participants realized that the “Backpacking Višegrad” History Camp is slowly coming to an end. Saddened by this f...

@work in Gdansk, day 8: Time to say goodbye

History Campers’ backpacking or rather suitcase-dragging tour from Budapest, through Prague and up (literally) to Gdansk came to an end. Read what they di...

If you could bring back one item from the times of Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (CSSR) what would it be and why?

However unpleasant the circumstances, there will always be people who would be proponents of the past, whatever the regime or the political system at that time....

Where were you when… the troops of the Warsaw Pact invaded Czechoslovakia in 1968?

The 27th anniversary of the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in then Czechoslovakia on 17 November 1998 brings back memories of a less peaceful uprising in 19...

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...

Budapest: a beauty with the dark past

As participants of one of the most recent History Camps observed, and as Vida writes here, Budapest is a lovely European city. There is a nice square with water...

What if… you woke up 30 years ago in a communist regime?

The young participants of our last History Camp came up with yet another interesting question on their backpacking tour through the three out of four Visegrad s...

Controversy of the monument

We often hear about the clash of political regimes, be it either in historical movies, documentaries, books or in lectures. Visiting Budapest as participants of...