Author Archives: Eustory

DAY 1: SHARING AND EVOLUTION OF THE LIGHT

Today we really started the program of our academy in Ljubljana and our first step was to get to know each other and later also get better acquainted with our topic. We did not limit ourselves with mere name-games, but … Continue reading

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Minorities: Connecting people

What do 23 young people from 18 European countries have in common? Firstly, the Eustory academy in Ljubljana, Slovenia and secondly, interest in the topic of changing borders and the consequent questions of identities and minorities. It is the day … Continue reading

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“The Grand Hotel Axenstein as an example for tourism and the hotel industry during the Belle Époque in the centre of Switzerland”

Researched by Michèle Steiner Born in 1995 in Schwyz, Switzerland “The Grand Hotel Axenstein as an example for tourism and the hotel industry during the Belle Époque in the centre of Switzerland”.” (2013) The Belle Époque describes the time between … Continue reading

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Day 6: You may not remain neutral

“Let’s imagine the German Emperor William the Second had been smart. If this had been the case at the beginning of the 20th century, Europe today would look very different.” This view was described to us by a group of … Continue reading

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Day 5: Not-so-casual Friday

”President Ahtisaari is now going to come and meet you” was a sentence that made our hearts skip a beat or two today when we were visiting the office of the Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) in Helsinki. During the preceding … Continue reading

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Day 4: From zombies to national heroes

Today we kicked our morning off with energizers, as our trip to Ressu upper secondary wasn’t quite as dramatic as our bus ride to Tampere yesterday. After running around playing zombies and toilets for long enough to feel awake and … Continue reading

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Day 3: Tampere – in the garden of Death

Today’s word of the day… death! We visited a mass grave and places of execution as well as stared at the painting The Garden of Death by Hugo Simberg in Tampere Cathedral. To top it off, we even got a … Continue reading

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