Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

History Forum

Every year in Berlin, the Heinrich Boell Foundation organizes the European History Forum, which aims at offering historians, politicians, social scientists and civil society actors from Eastern, Central and Western Europe a space to critically think and reflect on Europe’s recent history. The 8th European History Forum was dedicated to the year of 1989 - 30 Years after 1989: Freedom from What? Freedom to do What?

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    Conflict Transformation

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    Europe and South Caucasus

    Armenian-Georgian Neighborhood: same directions or diverging paths?

    Georgia and Armenia have strived to establish good neighborhood policy throughout centuries. There has been neighborly competition over certain issues but during the last two decades, governments of these countries have taken steps to develop joint initiatives in cultural, economic and political spheres.The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation supports the regional dialogue between these two countries.

    Wir, nichteuropäische Europäer

    Für Georgien war der Gastlandauftritt auf der diesjährigen Frankfurter Buchmesse, der größten der Welt, vor allem ein politischer Erfolg.

    By Giorgi Maisuradze
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    Ecology, Sustainable Develoment

    Energy Poverty - Guidance for Public Discourse and State Policy in the time of Reform

    In 2018, the organization World Experience for Georgia (WEG) with support of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation implements project "Energy Poverty - Guidance for Public Discourse and State Policy in the time of Reform". The main goal of the project is to provide the factual basis, logical framework and recommendations for state policy and public discourse on energy poverty issues.

    The Eventful Turn: Baku and Mega-Event Led Urban Changes

    In a post-industrial era where cities across the globe have taken an entrepreneurial approach to urban territorial management, mega-events have become a prominent part of urban policies (Harvey, 1989). The Olympics and the Formula 1 World Championship are examples of internationally-significant mega-events, typically with an abundance of visitors and global media audiences of billions.

    By David Gogishvili
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