BHS / ENG
PhD Student in History (Mainz / Paris)
I participated in the International Youth Conference (more than 100 young people from 21 countries over the world) in Sarajevo on the occasion of the centennial of the “Sarajevo Assassination”. Organization of the open-space-conference “1914 – 2014: lessons learned?” I also participated in the International Colloquium: Town Twinning in Europe. Concepts and Praxis of Rapprochement during the 20th Century. I am involved in a project "From the remembrance in Europe to an European memory?"
Engaging young people with topics related to the past, because understanding should never be taken for granted as it consists in a never-ending process which every generation must continue to work on. Introducing a foreign perspective on things is difficult, but a first step on the road toward recognition and acceptance of differences.