English first? Observations on Language Choice While Abroad

How do we communicate when we’re abroad? Which language(s) do we chose to speak during international workshops, conferences, trainings or when volunteering? Our author Hanna from Belarus reflects on why she prefers to use English even when Russian might be

One Telegram, six Words, Thirty-five Letters

Do you know the feeling of being able to hold the reason why you live actually in your hands? Neasa does and tells us the story of a telegram and her reunited family without which she wouldn’t be alive.

Sofia Red Army Monument in Multicolour: Art, Vandalism or Protest?

Strolling around Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, one can hardly miss the memorials erected after World War II containing characteristic elements of communist monumental art. Sofia’s Red Army Monument, built in 1954 to commemorate the liberation by the Soviet Army, is among

Christmas Scents and Aromas: Warm Memories for Cold Winter Days

Is there a better wrap up of the year than a very special memory suitcase filled with heartwarming holiday stories and recipes? If you are looking for the Christmas recipes to make your holiday sparkle we got you covered with with some traditional sweet treats and a special salty "lucky" recipe. You only need to roll up the sleeves and test your baking skills!

Where Were You When… The Transition of 1989 Took Place in Europe?

This year marks the 30th birthday of the fall of the Berlin Wall which divided Germany  for more than 25 years in two parts: the German Democratic Republic (GDR) being part of the Soviet, the  Federal Republic of Germany (FRG)

Summit Day 3

After three intense and very productive days in the workshop groups, it was time to present your results on stage: photographic collages linking Berlin-impressions with personal stories, an emotional stage performance about the Spanish transition, a video installation about crossing

GIFs in a day of EUSTORY Summit Participants

Have a look into the diary of one of the participants of the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2019. How to describe it in GIFs?! Enjoy!

Our Personal “Wind of Change”

In the course of the Eustory Next Generation Summit ,change' was mostly discussed as political change. While conducting interviews with Summit participants from several countries, we found out that ,change' has a individual meaning to each of them: From meeting new friends to accepting homosexual love or learning about and engaging for the future of your country. Enjoy reading!

Summit Team @work

  While you’re busy preparing your final presentations for today’s closing event, the summit team is working, too…

Summit Day 2

  Exploring times of transition in the city of Berlin and keep on working in the Alte Börse – the second day of the EUSTORY Summit 2019 comes to an end. That means: One day left to show your peers

Summit Day 1

  What an active first day! Welcome address at the Alte Börse in Berlin-Marzahn, followed by intense hours within the workshop groups and a visit of the German parliament’s dome at night! (Photos 1-7: ©David Ausserhofer / Körber-Stiftung)