At Euroclio we are promoting a type of history teaching that promotes peace and democracy. The way history teaching can do this is very complex… Jonathan Even-Zohar.
UNITED for Intercultural Action, is a European Network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees. UNITED’s vision is one of peaceful coexistence and intercultural respect all over the world. Their goal is intercultural understanding and cooperation.
UNITED for Intercultural Action, is holding a conference in Torino, Italy from 22 to 27 April 2016, ‘Moving stories: Narratives of Migration Crossing Europe’.
We need a paradigm shift in how we narrate our own past; we need to break with the tradition of focusing history education on the telling the stories of nations and states… Jonathan Even-Zohar.
In the context of UNITED’s upcoming conference, had an interview with Jonathan Even-Zohar, EuroClio’s director, who gave his opinion on the refugee crisis, and the role of historians and history teachers in challenging the prevalent narrative on migration.
If you want to read the complete interview click here.
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