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“Alikindoi” “Guachisnai” – Unexpected Connections

November 13, 2023/

The Thompson family had finally arrived at the bustling port of Cadiz where they marveled at the picturesque scenery. It was a lively place with colorful boats, merchants selling fresh seafood, and the sound of seagulls echoing through the air. As they docked their boat, Emily caught sight of a…

The Epic Tale of Ayaz Ata

November 13, 2023/

Mehmet is from Turkey and has been living in Spain for 2 months for his university education and didn’t have much time to explore the city of Sevilla. So, he decided to spend a whole weekend in the city centre and booked a room for two days in a nice…

Aristides de Sousa Mendes do Amaral e Abranches

November 13, 2023/

In the small village of Cabanas de Viriato, Portugal, on the 19th of July 1885, a baby was born that would become a hero. He was named as Aristides de Sousa Mendes do Amaral e Abranches.  After finishing his law degree, he married his childhood sweetheart, named Maria Angelina Coelho…

El Coco – Boogie who?

November 13, 2023/

In the sunny town of Málaga, Spain, there was a lively Summer Camp that attracted young people from different corners of the world. Among the campers were three friends: Alex, Sofia, and Marco. Little did they know that their shared fascination with the supernatural would lead them on an unforgettable…

Marathon race

November 13, 2023/

Stavros was in a hurry. He did not want to be late for the interview. And he was a bit worried about the traffic he might come across on the way to the TV channel. He reached the building of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation in time. The guard politely asked…

Liberation of Paris – WWII

November 13, 2023/

It was their second day in Paris and they were very excited to visit the city. It was their first trip during their Erasmus year and they wanted to enjoy it as much as possible. The plan for the day was to go to the Pantheon and the Latin Quarter…

Bagpipes and Celtic celebrations

November 12, 2023/

The day had finally come! The three friends, Yannis, Sofia and Eleni, were going to start the Camino de Santiago, also known as the Way of St. James. According to the legend, it is the path that pilgrims followed to arrive at the city of Santiago, where the relics of …

Pain perdu

November 12, 2023/

It was a sunny day. Catarina was going to the French language centre, where she was doing her summer French course. It was a good opportunity to develop her speaking skills, meet new people and discover a French city. She was in Toulouse. In Porto, her hometown, she had already…

The Legend of the Gray Wolf for Children

November 12, 2023/

Once upon a time, there lived a teenage boy named Kemal. Kemal had always been fascinated by the tales of ancient heroes and the wonders of nature. His village nestled in the heart of the meadows, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes that sparked his imagination. One day, while exploring the woods…

Processional giants

November 12, 2023/

“Attention all passengers, we are now boarding flight TP0365 to Brussels at gate 21. Please have your boarding passes and an identification document ready”, announced the hostess through the speaker. Lucas and Anna looked at each other, unable to hide their excitement. They were finally going to Belgium to participate…

The Project

The Shared (Hi)stories project seeks to broaden the minds of secondary students in the EU by encouraging critical thinking and a multi-perspective approach to cultural and historical heritage. Through the exploration of (hi)stories traditionally told from a one-sided national perspective, the project aims to foster a strong sense of EU awareness and citizenship among students while improving their English skills.

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