Stories can change the world. A project team wrote on the Website transformativestory.org that they are “using stories to promote empowerment and social justice”. Their aim is to “generate stories aimed at catalysing action on pressing social issues”. Two local examples came to my mind.
Because of the 100th anniversary of the begin of World War I there were more publications about this turning point in the history. I wrote an article about the meaning of the year 1914 for L’viv and Galicia. I also wrote about the meaning of Galicia for the states Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and Russian Imperium at that time. I’ve analysed the press and the memoires.