Berlin Wall

25 years after the division of Europe and the cold war, Berlin is still a central place of remembrance. This training took place in the week of the 25. anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th 2014. So we had the chance to visit lots of interesting events in Berlin on this topic and to take a closer and critical look at the culture of remembrance regarding the East/West history in Germany: Which pedagogical models are adapted in this places of remembrance and events? How is history imparted and communicated? Which perspectives and interpretations are dominant? Which perspectives stay hidden? AndWeiterlesen

Workshop "Jewish life in Berlin"

People of Jewish belief, their customs and religion represent an integral part within the societies of the European Community. Jewish women and men are visible and audible inside the heart of our societies. Nevertheless the non-Jewish part of the population often has a poor knowledge of their Jewish fellows. „Jewish Life in Berlin“, Germany’s biggest and most various Jewish community, took us to a ideal starting point for our expedition to far more than religion and history. Together with participants from Croatia, Swiss, Turkey, Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein we analyzed recent developments like the increasing antisemitism in EU countries and it’s consequences for Jewish citizens.Weiterlesen