Workshops, debates and discussions, round tables, visits to historic sites

10 October 2018
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Workshops, debates and discussions, round tables, visits to historic sites
Bulgaria, Latvia, Poland, Germany, Romania, Serbia, Hungary
01.08-30.09.2018

 

Within two months period, more than 150 participants from 7 European countries took part in various thematic workshops, debates and discussions, round tables, visits to historic sites, as the main objective of the initiative was to introduce young people and encourage the study of the historical heritage, with particular emphasis on socio-cultural interaction and the impact of the urban environment in the past and today.

On 17 and 18.08.2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria was held a national workshop with the participation of 38 young people from Bulgaria. The purpose of the meeting was to introduce young people to the history and events in Bulgaria after the end of the First World War and the subsequent events until 1939. The additional purpose of the meeting was to provoke young people to explore the impact of these events today and their reflection on modern man.

On 24 and 25.08.2018, a local meeting / workshop was held in Hungary with the participation of 28 citizens, young people, experts. The meeting started with the presentation of the project and its objectives, as well as the results to date. The first topic of the meeting was the reflection of the main events of the period between the two world wars and their reflection today.

On 1 and 2 of September 2018 in Riga, Latvia. The main purpose of the event was to present the chronology of the historical events in Latvia and to introduce young people to the history of the period between the two world wars.

On 06 and 07.08.2018 national workshops were held in Poronin, Poland. The meeting was attended by 34 citizens and young people. The participants were offered old pictures and stories, and they had to relate this information to the new vision of the sites. After the presentation, the participants had the opportunity to visit some of the sites and the local history museum. A representative of Jan Kasprowicz Museum also participates in the presentation of the objects.

 

Results: 

  1. Conducting national seminars, meetings, discussions on the history of Europe with more than 150 participants from 7 countries;
  2. Increased awareness of young people about the history, events, facts and impact of these events today;
  3. Increased interest of local communities in long-term events and their reflection.

 

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