Tag Archives: History

Illegal trafficking of cultural goods

Imagine something really precious for you and yours – say, a ring or a painting that has been in your family for generations, a statue from the church you frequent that has been there since the foundation of your town. Imagine it got stolen and resold, maybe online. You wouldn’t like it, right? Wouldn’t you […]

Fiction or reality?

When we travel, we are searching for different locations, with spectacular views, good food, and beautiful places to visit. In the countries we are going to, we can discover a deep history related to the places we see. Today’s article is focused on Romania’s landscape and buildings between fiction and reality. I suppose the whole […]

History of PRIDE

Not so long time ago – 1969 when homosexuality was illegal and highly criminalized – the history of pride begun in New York. June 28th, 1969, police arrived to Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York. 200 people inside resisted arrest as the police started homophobic violence, and it started series of spontaneous, violent […]

VOICES July 2020

“Dance is the hidden passion of our soul.” – Martha Graham This month dancing is our passion. It’s a wonderful way to express yourself, relieve stress, and forget everything around you. The times of solitude are passing, have you had enough time to take a look at your inner self, reflect your thoughts and dreams, […]

History and the importance of names

One of the aspects I’ve always loved about (studying) History is that it makes you smarter. A bit like a superpower, or a “third eye”, so to speak, it helps you see layers in reality, in everyday life, in the political arena that are not evident to a less trained eye. Studying History leads us […]

Who was Jean Monnet?

History is an open book. It comprises our past represented as a tale of events, with mistakes and lessons, with victories and defeats. Each of us is still writing history putting the basis of chapters to complete the book. When we are talking about history, especially when we are talking about World War I and […]

Неjзината приkазна: Греjс Хопер

Сте помислиле ли некогаш на почетоците на компјутерската ера? Од каде потекна првичната идеја? Кој беше креаторот на технологијата што денес ја користиме? Дали сте помислиле дека некои жени би можеле да бидат рамноправни креатори на оваа голема идеја за компјутери и програмирање? Еве ја приказната за една од нив. Одличен пример за жените во […]

HERstory: Grace Hopper

Have you ever thought about beginning of the computer era? What was the origin idea? Who was the creator of technology we use nowadays? Have you ever thought that some women could be co-creators of this very big idea of computers and programming? Here is a story of one of them. A great example of […]

Voices June 2020

“The mind is like a parachute. It works best when it’s open.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama Have you ever experience time travel? The last months have marked quite a shift in our daily life. Now that the worldwide situation is progressively evolving, we propose you to harness a couple of essential elements: curiosity […]

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

Ataturk born in 1881 and dead in 1938. He was born in Salonika. His last name is Ataturk which means the ancestor of the Turks. Ataturk, the greatest leader of the 20th Century, according to the ranking in Arnold Ludwig’s book, “King of the Mountain.” Ataturk is the most respected person in Turkey. Actually, not […]

Behind the wheel

Yesterday I accidentally stumbled upon this video on the internet that was called “crazy”, and it was about women. Not about our feelings and how emotional we could be, also not about our mental state, although it was mentioned there, but that was not the “crazy” that the video was about. It was about possibilities […]