Author Archives: Eustory

“History is not about facts, but about people.” Talking with Zuzana from Slovakia

Name: Zuzana Jungerová Age: 23 Hometown: Spišská Nová Ves Country: Slovakia Current country of residence/study: Slovakia EUSTORY experiences: Youth Academy Berlin 2007,  Alumni Seminar Minsk 2010 (Chernobyl), Alumni Workshop Berlin 2011 (Chernobyl), Alumni Workshop: Desire for Freedom Berlin 2013 Actual occupation/studies: … Continue reading

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You can leave your map on

Among many other interesting  – and before unexperienced – challenges, our participants also took the roles of geography/history lecturers, who presented shifts in the borders of their countries as well as the reasons, causes and the consequences created by changing … Continue reading

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Our Eustory youth academy in Ljubljana is ending. We only have few hours together left before we all leave to airports and departure towards our home-countries. However, it is important to emphasise what a wonderful last working day we have … Continue reading

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DAY 5: Overwhelming expectations

At 7.30, after a really long night our Bojan was already waiting for us to go to Trieste, on the Italian side of the border. After a bus ride that nobody remembers, because everybody was sleeping, we walked in the … Continue reading

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DAY 4: Let’s sail to the future together: Simulation in the city of Sleepyville

We started our fourth day very positively, since we had some sweet and necessary sleep after spending the night before eating a huge amount of sweets coming from different European countries (it would be impolite not to try at least … Continue reading

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DAY 3: The prison report and development of Eustorian democracy in Slovenia

Today some strange noises were heard at the heart of Ljubljana. Hawaiian music, toaster and mixer sounds, elephant trumpets. The only words, which reached us, were “Oh, James”. A reliable source of information revealed that the suspects were young historians … Continue reading

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DAY 2: Into the Wild, crossing borders

When the alarms rang at 6:30 a.m., we were drowsy and still unaware that we would return to Celica Hostel twelve hours later with a new perspective on the Slovenian borders, minorities and history. But after a few cups of … Continue reading

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