Combining human rights and history education can be very useful. One of the common values for both fields is the change. If you analyse history you look mostly for the change and dealing with human rights aimes mostly at bringing change into life.
Change is also a title of a book wich is being prepared by an international team of scientists in collaboration with practitioners of history education and human rights education. I will upload it here, when it will be finished in 2016. Continue reading “Teaching human rights and history”
Remembrance culture and memory places in L’viv are more and more interesting as a research topic. To give the students the opportunity of researches on the topic Prof. Jürgen Angelow (University Potsdam/University of the Saarland) organised a seminar on this topic in L’viv 2007 and 2012.
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The Society MitOst is a living network of cultural and civic activists in Eastern and Central Europe. Every year member meet at different cities in the region. A member can be everyone, who is interested in the culture and civic life in the region. The meetings have the name “Festival” and have different topics. E.g. the 9th Festival of MitOst took place in České Budějovice from 28.9.2011 till 2.10.2011. The topic of this MitOst – Festival was new forms of engagement. There were many people who are engaged for a balanced life. Continue reading “Network of cultural and civic activists – MitOst”
German-Russian cooperation is supported on different ways. One of the initiative is the Petersburger Dialog. It was initiated by the German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and Russian president Wladimir Putin 2001 and it works till now. Since 2014 it is more and more criticized because of its political dependence. Continue reading “German-Russian cooperation”
In October 2006 I took part on a seminar Vienna – city as museum. Fin de Siecle of Vienna. Continue reading “Vienna – city as museum”
The Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg was a funding programme of Robert Bosch Foundation. This collegue supported popularisation of democratic values among young people from East Central Europe. I was a member of the Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg from May 2005 till July 2006. The photos present the finish of the collegue in July 2006 in Berlin. Continue reading “Popularisation of democratic values by the Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg”
I recommend veryone to take part on trainings of every kind. Because I learnt to conduct an international seminar I took part on a training “How to conduct a seminar”, which was organised by Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg of the Robert Bosch Foundation. Continue reading “Training how to conduct a seminar”
Project work is something very important for the personal development of young people. Students of Eastern and Central Europe could learn the project work in practice thanks to the Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg of the Robert Bosch Foundation. Me as a member of the Kolleg together with two other members conducted an German-Ukrainian-Polish seminar about Eastern Europe on the move in Toruń in March 2006. Continue reading “Eastern Europe on move”
History of the borderland on example of Śląsk / Silesia is very important for Poles, Czechs and Germans. Continue reading “History of Śląsk / Silesia”
Relationships between France and Germany are called often as “difficult”. Especially Alsace and Lothringen are the regions which caused conflicts. Continue reading “Difficult neighbourhood in Alsace and Lothringen”