Thursday, 19 June 2014

EUROCLIO: Teaching 1815. Rethinking Waterloo from Multiple Perspectives Braine L’alleud, Belgium |4-8 February 2015

­Apply and be a part of an original and high-profile event that marks a defining moment in European history!
Register now to reserve participation grants!

In partnership with Waterloo Committee 200 and Municipality of Braine L-Alleud, EUROCLIO is organising one of the memorable events of 2015|new International Training Course on Teaching 1815. Rethinking Waterloo from Multiple Perspectives’ which will take place in the historical town of Braine-L’Alleud (Belgium) between 4-8 February 2015 (including travel dates).

Why in 2015, why Waterloo?
2015 will mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, a milestone in Europe’s 19th-century history that marks the end of a series of wars that opposed Napoleonic France and different coalitions between 1792 and 1815. The seminar will act as a source of inspiration for educators to reflect on dynamics and practices of teaching and learning about conflicts and cooperation in Europe throughout the 19th and the 20th century.

It is the significant moment in the History of EUROCLIO, where 25 international, and as much of local history, heritage and citizenship educators will come together to jointly develop transnational educational module and stimulate innovative and multiperspectice ways in teaching and learning about wars. A series of inspiring workshops, platforms for learning and sharing, unique experience of actual historical sites of Waterloo, intercultural nights, joint projects will inspire the participants to remember this event for long.

Interested to apply?
Registration is open until 1 September 2014. Follow the link to apply online. Selected applicants will be offered grants to participate. Due to limited grants for international participation, we recommend you to apply as early aspossible, to reserve grants for your participation.

All costs for accommodation, meals and the cultural programme of selected participants will be covered by organisers. Travel expenses must be covered by the participants themselves. Partial travel support may be available for a limited number of selected participants in due course.