Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Apply for Workshop on 1989 Regime Changes (Berlin, Feb 5-11, 2012) !

EUTRA: European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the late 1980's

Location: Berlin
Applications due : October 31, 2011
Program dates: February 5 - 11, 2012

This workshop will focus on the 1989 regime changes in Europe and other political transitions of the late 80's, and is open to all applicants with a permanent residency in one of the EU member states, plus Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Turkey.

The workshop consists of field trips, discussions with eyewitnesses and experts, and a simulation game centered around a fictitious country in the throes of political upheaval and regime change.

Thanks to support from the EU Program "Grundtvig" for Adult Education, costs for accommodation and group meals during the workshop will be covered. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to €250.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

* a basic understanding of and a strong interest in the regime changes in Central and Eastern European countries in the late 1980's;
* first-hand experience with these types of transitions;
* previous experience in educational activities or community projects exploring these issues;
* an outline of an individual follow-up activity making use of the workshop results in the applicants´ home community, be it the workplace, a volunteer group or other.

For more information and the online application form, click here.