From 7th-11th May I was part of a group of over 400 young people from 44 different countries that met in Berlin as part of a series of events in the coming months to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War I. At the moment it is hard to look at the media without finding a documentary or an article about the First World War and this has led people to question why it is still relevant. How
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Are you between 18 and 25 years of age? Are you interested in history and politics? On the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, Berlin will be made the European meeting point to “look back and think forward”. Registration is possible until 17 February 2014.
A town in West Germany, Münster, is popular of its story of the religious group of the Anabaptists. In 1534 Münster got recaptured and the 3 leaders of the Anabaptists got murdered. Their bodies were put into 3 cages on the tower of St. Lamberts Church. Recently there was a huge discussion about putting down the cages because of getting remembered of that act of cruelty. Nowadays the cages are still hanging on the tower in memory of the 3 Anabaptits. We interwieved
During the international meeting in Cologne in October 2012, we created a magazine with contribution from all eleven different European countries. Please follow the link and browse through the magazine. Remembering and Understanding
When thinking about secret police, the first organizations that usually come on our mind are KGB (also known as NKVD and MGB) and Gestapo. To young people these organizations are also known from different movies, TV-shows and documentaries. Though, those two organisations were located in different parts of Europe and under different rules, the aim of them was the same – to protect the power and retain dictatorship. People were eavesdropped, dissidents were sent into dark cold prisons and cellars.