Collage histoCON 2020

histoCON 2020
75 years after WWII: Peace under Construction?

The Call for Application is now open! Click here to apply for histoCON 2020!


The Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) will organize the histoCON 2020 -75 years after WWII: Peace under Construction? from 6 to 9 May 2020 in Berlin to commemorate the end of the war on the 8th of May. The motto will be Look back, think ahead. The aim is to discuss narratives about the Second World War, its continuing effects and lessons that can be drawn from its history. The explicit intention is not only to commemorate the Second World War but also to consider the implications for the present and future.

We want to invite 500 young people aged between 18 and 35 from around the world to learn and discuss new perspectives during two linked events aimed at two different target groups at one location and common programme parts.

The histoCON Laboratory event is aimed at the target group of newcomers: 250 young people between the ages of 18 and 25 who, apart from their schooling, have had little or no contact with the occasion so far. The aim of the histoCON Laboratory is to reflect on the significance of war and peace in the past and present. The histoCON Campus event is aimed at the target group of Young Professionals: 250 young people between the ages of 25 and 35 who are experienced actors with previous knowledge in the field of historical education. Here, the 75th anniversary of the end of the war will provide an opportunity to reflect on its significance for contemporary historical images and receptions, for historical learning and cultural projects.

Contact

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us anytime via histocon2020@bpb.de.

histoCON 2020

Concept paper

The explicit intention of the histoCON 2020 is not only to commemorate World War II but also to consider the implications for the present and future. Our event will be subdivided into three focal points concentrating on "After the Holocaust", "Global Memories of War" and "Hopes for Peace, Liberty and Human Rights".

Read more

histoCON 2020

histoCON 2020: Call for Application

The Call for Application is now open!
Be part of it! Apply now for histoCON 2020 in Berlin!
Young people from all over the world are looking back to think ahead at histoCON 2020 - 75 years after WWII: Peace under construction?

Read more

Contact

If you have any questions or feedback, or if you would like to contribute items but have problems with the application form, please feel free to contact us at histoCON2020@bpb.de.

Dossier

Kulturelle Bildung

Kulturelle Bildung – der Begriff hat Hochkonjunktur. Kulturelle Bildung schafft neue Lernkulturen und beeinflusst nachhaltig unser Leben innerhalb und außerhalb der Schulen. Das Dossier widmet sich dem Thema kultureller Bildung in seinen zahlreichen Facetten.

Read more

Dossier

Der Filmkanon

Auf Initiative der Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung wurden 35 bedeutende Werke der Filmgeschichte zusammengestellt. Ziel war es, für das Medium Film zu sensibilisieren und der filmschulischen Bildung in Deutschland Auftrieb zu geben.

Read more