Vienna, 20 - 24 March - CDRSEE’s Corinna Noack-Aetopulos as well as two members of our History Education Committee, Snjezana Koren and Dubravka Stojanovic, were invited to speak at an international history perspectives conference in Vienna.
The conference, which gathered academics, researchers and educators from around the world from March 20 to 22, 2014, was entitled “The First World War in Central European Memory -- Trans/national Perspectives, European Contexts”.
Ms. Noack-Aetopulos, CDRSEE’s Programmes Director, presented the CDRSEE’s flagship project, the Joint History Project, which was specifically included as a “Good Example” of Transnational History Projects.
The conference also included discussions on national narratives and current educational approaches. Dr. Stojanovic, also of University of Belgrade, was a guest in the discussion on “The First World War in Central European Memory: Perspectives on the Years 1914–1918: Hungary, Austria and Serbia”. Dr. Stojanovic also moderated a working group on education approaches in the classroom.
Dr. Koren, also of the University of Zagreb, moderated a working group on Transnational Projects/Perspectives, and Ms. Noack-Aetopulos was the Rapporteur for the group.