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Past Events

There has been lots going on at the European Parliament campus

LAST DAYS: UNHEARD TRACES Brussels - 18-09-2018 - 14-10-2018

From 18 September to 14 October, the House of European History is hosting 'UNHEARD TRACES: Young European Perspectives on War and Peace'. The project is curated by seventeen young people from around Europe. They tell their personal and collective stories of war and peace in Europe through objects from their lives.

ANTIQUITY TODAY Brussels - 08-10-2018 - 08-10-2018

Why bother studying the remote, ancient past? On 8 October the House of European History will ask just that in ‘Boring old stories? Antiquity today’. A distinguished group of panellists will discuss the study of Antiquity and its relevance to the modern world. See the event website for more information and how to register.

MULTILINGUALISM DAY 2018: LET'S TALK Brussels - 29-09-2018 - 29-09-2018

Catch the opportunity to peek behind the curtain and see how the European Parliament works in 24 languages. On 29 September 2018, from 10:00 to 18:00, activities and talks will show you what it’s like to work with language as your main tool and how you can turn language into your career.

WHERE FUN MEETS SCIENCE Brussels - 25-09-2018 - 26-09-2018

Science is wonder-ful returns to the Parlamentarium in Brussels on 25-26 September to share the wonders of science. Designed to spark interest in science and make research more understandable, researchers from many fields will be present and share their knowledge and passion with the visitors. From volcanos to holograms, and from visual illusions to electric vehicles, get hands-on with science!


‘Europe: A History’ forms a cornerstone of the House of European History's permanent exhibition. Its author, British historian Prof. Norman Davies, will share his reflections on the challenges and opportunities of building a contemporary museum of European history. The public lecture takes place at the House of European History on Monday 25 June 2018, prior registration is required.

WORLD REFUGEE DAY Brussels - 20-06-2018 - 20-06-2018

Each day violence forces thousands of families to flee for their lives. The United Nation’s World Refugee Day on 20 June commemorates their plight. To mark the day, Ahmad Joudeh, a Syrian ballet dancer who fled to the country, will perform a short piece on the Esplanade Solidarność 1980. Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, will open the event at 1.30pm.


Around 300,000 people work in the cultural sector in the European Union. On 26 June, to mark the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the European Parliament is hosting a conference on the social and economic importance of culture and heritage. Panel discussions and artistic performances will cover different aspects of cultural heritage. Register before 20 June.

URBAN TRAIL BRUSSELS Brussels - 24-06-2018 - 24-06-2018

Running indoors is frowned upon, unless it’s part of the Urban Trail. On 24 June the course will lead runners through historic locations. This year the House of European History and Station Europe will make their debut in the event, allowing participants to experience part of Europe along the way. Sign up on the Urban Trail website until 23 June.


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