Research "Youth and totalitarianism: an international study of young people’s knowledge and attitudes"
Youth and totalitarianism: an international study of young people’s knowledge and attitudes
How do today’s young people imagine a totalitarian system? What are their sources of knowledge concerning Nazism, communism or fascism? Can they see differences and similarities in particular forms of totalitarian ideology? What emotions are evoked today in secondary-school or university students by memories of those who were young when such regimes reigned supreme? Does the young generation consider a return to totalitarian systems in Europe to be a plausible option?
30 August – 13 September 2014
For fourteen days, twenty young people from ten European countries travelled around Europe in the footsteps of 1989. Artists, journalists and historians chosen in an international contest visited six countries in Europe in a two-week period, starting from Solidarity's Gdańsk, through Timisoara in Romania, ending in Berlin.
International Conference on the Occasion of the First Centennial of the Beginning of World War One
19-21 June 2014, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)