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NORMAN DAVIES: THE IMPOSSIBLE TASK OF PRESENTING THE PAST Brussels - 25-06-2018 - 25-06-2018

‘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.

CULTURAL HERITAGE IN EUROPE: LINKING PAST AND FUTURE Brussels - 26-06-2018 - 26-06-2018

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.

CONFERENCE: TAKING STOCK OF EUROPEAN MEMORY POLICIES Brussels - 05-06-2018 - 05-06-2018

How can policies of the past improve democracy in our societies? On June 5, the European Observatory of Memories of the University of Barcelona and the House of European History will host a one-day open conference to discuss this question. Come and listen to relevant actors from different sectors to learn about the work in the field of memory and remembrance. Registration is now open.

STRASBOURG OPEN DAY 2018 Strasbourg - 10-06-2018 - 10-06-2018

On 10 June children and adults alike can discover the European Parliament in Strasbourg at the Open Day 2018. A special visit route with stands, children’s activities, debates inside the Hemicycle itself and more will make for an unforgettable day. Visitors will see how the European Parliament represents citizens and can celebrate the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. Click for details.

PHOTO EXHIBITION: 30 YEARS OF THE SAKHAROV PRIZE Brussels - 03-06-2018 - 08-08-2018

This year the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Human Rights turns 30. To celebrate the milestone, photos from the book They Defend Our Freedoms - 30 Years of the Sakharov Prize are on display at the Esplanade. The powerful photos are an immersive journey in the daily lives of two women and two men fighting for human rights in Cambodia, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Bosnia Herzegovina.

LITERARY TOUR OF THE HOUSE OF EUROPEAN HISTORY Brussels - 23-05-2018 - 23-05-2018

The House of European History is excited to announce the first in a series of events that explore European literature. On 23 May you can take a guided tour of the museum with two European Union Prize for Literature winners. The tours will provide a personal perspective on European history and the way it is presented in the museum. Click for more details and how to register.

 
 
 

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