Staring at Goats – Kick-off meeting in Weimar

Staring at Goats – Kick-off meeting in Weimar

As is the good custom between friends and colleagues, some things are best discussed in person. Thus, the project consortium of the Europe for Citizens – Remembrance project “Staring at Goats – Propaganda, Scapegoating and the Other 1918-2018” met last week in historic Weimar to share their visions and ideas how to best plan, frame and implement the project’s 13 events and campaign in the five partner countries. Continue reading

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History Education and Remembrance – Why We Remember?

History Education and Remembrance – Why We Remember?

Even in 2018, World War II casts a considerable shadow over the politics and education of the day – and justifiedly so. From the rise of far-right populism in many parts of Europe, and a resurgence of “strong-man” leaders, this part of history serves as an important warning to educators and activists today. Continue reading

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