As part of the semester in Japan, we visited Hiroshima. Although a lively city of 1,2 million inhabitants, Hiroshima is also a city that saw its heart torn out in World War II. Aside from the countless deaths and the destruction of the city, the bombing of Hiroshima had long-lasting consequences for its survivors – and that is exactly why we need to talk about Hiroshima now.
Thanks to the testimony of Dr. Karsten Dümmel, Hannah Rittmeyer's article plunges us into the ultra-surveilled system that was former Eastern-Germany and the trauma it left its citizens with.
As I finished the roundabout and moved on, the driver of the orange Peugeot edged a bit to my left, shouted at me, laughed and drove off. I was still in awe, a bit in shock, as my mind processed what the driver had just said to me in Dutch.
For Czechs and Slovaks, the Velvet Revolution cannot be reduced to just one demonstration, one election, and one painful breakup. Here is the perspective of three Czechs, born Czechoslovaks, on the events of November 1989 and the lessons we should all learn from this period.
As the yellow vests movement continues in France, Euroculturer student Ismail El Muttaki writes his impressions after seeing a "gilets jaunes" demonstration in Strasbourg.
Thinking about doing a research track at one of the EU universities of the Euroculture consortium? Today, we’re featuring Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic! Learn more about their research track directly from Maeva Chargros, who spent her 3rd semester there!
It takes centuries to build the history of a country. It takes only a few events to see this same country shift from one direction to another. From democracy to populism, or worse, to dictatorship. Guilherme Becker writes about his impressions and memories after visiting the Stasi Gefängnis in Berlin.
What does "Europe" mean? What can it bring to a worldwide debate? Read this article by Nikhil Verma, giving a perspective from another continent!
Yes, Mr Macron, a division does exist between East and West. It is a rift, actually, a historical one - the good news is, we can do something about it if we stop denying its existence. Meanwhile, let's celebrate the 100th anniversary of the First Czechoslovak Republic, shall we?
Did you know that an EU programme is funding culture, even beyond EU borders? What are the main challenges for European culture? As the Creative Europe budget plan comes to an end, we're looking at its potential future funding, as well as its report for the past years.