Call for Applications- histoCON 2020- 75 years after WWII: Peace under construction?
6 – 9 May, 2020
EUREF Campus, Berlin, Germany
Young people from all over the world are invited to look back and think ahead from 6 to 9 May, 2020 at in Berlin, Germany. The Federal Agency for Civic Education/bpb invites 500 young interested people from all over the world for histoCON 2020 – 75 years after WWII: Peace under construction? from 6 to 9 May 2020 in Berlin. The event is funded by the Federal Foreign Office/ Auswärtiges Amt.
Up until 13 March, 2020 young interested people between 18 and 35 years of age – depending on their age and experience – can apply for one of the two programme parts: histoCON 2020 Laboratory and histoCON 2020 Campus. At histoCON 2020 500 participants from all over the world will have the opportunity to discuss new perspectives on war and peace in history and in today’s world.
Aiming to look back and think ahead, participants will shed light on historical narratives and developments on a global scale and discuss their impact on the present. In various workshops and formats, we invite them 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!
histoCON 2020 focuses on three topics: After the Holocaust, Global Memories of War and Hopes for Peace, Liberty and Human Rights. The workshops are accompanied by a broad spectrum of activities that allow an unusual approach to historical and contemporary topics. Activities include a varied cultural programme, thematic explorations of the city and much more. For further details please check www.histocon.de
The application is open for everyone. Since there are limited spots and the deadline for application is quite soon, we recommend a registration as soon as possible. The central venue is the EUREF Campus in Berlin. 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 the Terms & Conditions online at: https://histocon.de/terms-and-conditions/. They are legally binding for every participant.
Costs: Participation is free of charge. The Federal Agency for Civic Education/bpb will support travel costs and provide accommodation.
Apply: Young interested people between 18 and 35 years of age can apply until 13 March, 2020 at www.histocon.de/application
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or our conference management team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward working with you and to a creative and exciting event.