20 Feb 2020

Rights for everyone!

Meindert Talma’s De Domela Passie: Dutch revolutionary history in a pop format On the night of the 24th of January, I tread into the pop temple of the city of Groningen: Vera at the Oosterstraat. This local theatre has gained its reputation thanks to a number of legendary concerts in the 80s and 90s, such as the live performances of Nirvana, Joy Division, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, among others. To this date, it remains the cool centre for underground culture in the Northern capital. Tonight, though, the audience looks different. The usual young, hip concertgoers are mixed with old socialists, history aficionados, and regionalists. Meindert Talma, Frisian historian and cult musician is presenting his concept album De Domela…
Rights for everyone!
How can historians contribute to conflict prevention and resolution?
20 Feb 2020

How can historians contribute to conflict prevention and resolution?

2015 was the centenary of the events in the Ottoman Empire that led to the death of 1.5 million Armenians. Historians from various backgrounds generally agree on the interpretation of those events, whereas present-day Turkey and Armenia continue to clash over whether this episode of their common history constitute a genocide or not. Although this disagreement is highly unlikely to lead to any kind of armed conflict between the two countries, it does prevent their rapprochement and the normalisation of their relations. Furthermore, since other countries have taken a stand on the issue (through parliamentary resolutions, government statements and even legislation), the problem has affected international relations more broadly. This is merely one example of how different views and interpretations…
19 Feb 2020

Call for Member Associations to co-host the EuroClio Annual Conference 2021

Are you and your EuroClio Member Association interested in hosting the next EuroClio Annual Conference? Do you believe you have the perfect location and theme for our 28th Annual Conference of 2021? Then, we are looking for you! We are glad to announce that we are opening a call for Member Associations to host the Annual Conference 2021. Who can apply? Every EuroClio Member Association who has participated in the General Assembly, EuroClio projects, or EuroClio trainings in the past five years. How to apply? To apply, please send a draft budget, draft programme, and letter of motivation to Alice Modena at alice@euroclio.eu. The draft budget should indicate prices for accommodation, meals, and the cultural programme and should not exceed…
Call for Member Associations to co-host the EuroClio Annual Conference 2021

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13 Feb 2020

From Tribunal to Classroom

First round of trainings with UN Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals completed The UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) has partnered with EuroClio in delivering training to history teachers in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Hercegovina, North Macedonia and Kosovo. With the prosecution work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) nearly completed, its successor body IRMCT, has turned its attention to the ways in which the Tribunal’s legacy can be used in educational settings. The partnership with EuroClio targets educational professionals who are faced with the challenges of teaching students about the recent violent history of the former Yugoslavia. Facilitated by expert teacher trainers from the History Teachers’ Associations of Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia, along…
From Tribunal to Classroom
Learning to Disagree - Professional Training for History teachers
13 Feb 2020

Learning to Disagree - Professional Training for History teachers

Are you a History teacher in secondary education? Do you see controversial topics as a challenge, and are you eager to tackle them with your students? Or, have you found yourself avoiding a controversial historical issue in the classroom because of the lack of educational resources to teach it properly? Then, the Learning to Disagree training will be an ideal opportunity for you to be introduced to new pedagogical techniques and teaching styles. Learning to Disagree is a Professional Training and Development Course for history teachers, which will take place during the upcoming months in 12 countries: Estonia 15 and 19 March 2020 United Kingdom Summer 2020 France 29/04/2020 and 15/05/2020 Hungary 07/03/2020 (Budapest) and 12/03/2020 (Miskolc) Spain 21/05/2020 Slovakia 21/03/2020 Slovenia…

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12 Feb 2020

Public Report Utrecht Training August 2019

Public Report Utrecht Training August 2019 The fourth training of the Learning to Disagree project took place in Utrecht (The Netherlands) from 19 to 21 August 2019 and was organised by EUROCLIO and Utrecht University. For the training 23 history and citizenship educators were present from the following 16 countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey and United Kingdom. This includes staff of the project partners, and a core team of Historiana volunteers that was formed during the previous short-term training that took place in 2018 Serbia. During this training, they continued to work more intensively on the project results, especially on  the historical content that will be featured…
6 Feb 2020

Call for EuroClio Board Member Candidates

Each year, EuroClio – Inspiring History and Citizenship Educators holds its General Assembly during the Annual Professional Training and Development Conference. In 2020 the Assembly will include elections for one new Board Member. Individuals are kindly invited to apply as new candidate for Board Membership. Applications should be received before February 23rd 2020, by using the Board Candidacy Form in order to circulate the information one month prior to the General Assembly. The EuroClio Board meets regularly online and offline to determine the association's strategy, and review and monitor its budget and the implementation of the action plan. For more information about the responsibilities of board members, please have a look at Article X of the association's statutes. The elections will take place…
Call for EuroClio Board Member Candidates
Podcast: Handy History Teaching Tips
4 Feb 2020

Podcast: Handy History Teaching Tips

Handy History Teaching Tips are conversational podcasts designed to help history teachers with tips, examples and ideas about history teaching. Sally Thorne is a head of department and senior examiner. EuroClio Ambassador Helen Snelson was a head of department and now trains history teachers.  With many years' teaching experience, both regularly write resources and present at conferences. Proudly history specific and practical in their approach, the podcast aims at becoming something of a problem page for history teachers. Be sure to listen in and if you’re wrestling with something particularly tricky and need some help, drop them an email at handyhistoryteachingtips@gmail.com!
30 Jan 2020

Our new EuroClio logo

As we begin work in a new decade, we are proud to present our new EuroClio logo. A new logo representative of our mission and values marks a key step in professionalising our communication efforts and raising the visibility of EuroClio’s work. The new logo is furthermore the result of a process in which our extended community were invited to contribute. We therefore direct a big and timely thanks to everyone who sent us ideas, or contributed to the ‘word cloud’ of what truly represents us as an Association. The new logo features several elements that aptly illustrate our values, mission and vision. Most notably, the focus on quality history education is represented through the silhouette of Clio – the…
Our new EuroClio logo

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