Collage histoCON 2020

13.2.2020

Call for Application

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?

From 6 to 9 May 2020, up to 500 young interested people from all over the world will be meeting for histoCON 2020 - 75 years after WWII: Peace under construction? at EUREF Campus in Berlin, Germany. The event is organized by the Federal Agency for Civic Education /bpb and funded by the Federal Foreign Office/ Auswärtiges Amt.

Young interested people between 18 and 35 years of age can apply to participate in histoCON 2020 until 9 March, 2020 at www.histoCON.de/application!

Depending on their age and experience, they can join interactive programme parts of histoCON 2020 Laboratory and histoCON 2020 Campus. Together with fellow international participants they will find answers to the question what the Second World War means for them personally and for their generation. They are invited to take the chance to think about hopes for peace, liberty and human rights in the future in a creative setting. Aiming to look back and think ahead, participants will illuminate historical narratives and developments on a global scale and discuss their significance for the here and now. In various workshops and formats, there will be room to research and discuss, to film and add sound, to play and perform, to write and talk, to draw and narrate. This comes with a campus flair and meeting many interesting young people from all over the world! The workshops are accompanied by a broad spectrum of activities that allow you an unusual approach to historical and contemporary topics. Activities include a varied cultural programme, thematic explorations of the city and much more. histoCON2020 participants will also get the chance to join take part in the German Federal Government’s official commemoration ceremony on 8 May, 2020.

Participation in histoCON2020 is free of charge. The Federal Agency for Civic Education / bpb will support travel costs and provide accommodation, for further details please check histoCON.de

Information at a glance:

histoCON 2020 - 75 years after WWII: Peace under construction?
Date: 06 - 09 May 2020
Place: EUREF Campus, Berlin


If you have any questions or feedback please feel free to contact us at histoCON2020@bpb.de.


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.

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