First Impressions

"You´re lucky that you’re going to Slovakia – it’s a nice place and people are friendly. And more or less, it’s just like Poland." That’s what I heard when I told people that I’m moving to Košice. And the statement happened to be true, but with some exceptions. My first impression of the town was different that I expected. I’ve arrived by car in the evening and when I unpacked my stuff I decided to take a walk to the old city. My host was in the center, so I just had to get out to be at the medieval street. I went to the main square and enjoyed a beautiful view of the cathedral and the theatre. At this point I was just like all the tourists around the world – taking pictures of great archite

The Spirit of urbanHIST

As spring represents the renewal, there is no better time to start a project. From Germany to Italy, from Slovakia to Sweden, partners, early stage researchers and beneficiaries met for the kick-off of the urbanHIST project in Weimar during the first week of May. To be part of the urbanHIST project means to be part of this great consortium. The meeting, which was punctuated by a number of workshops and presentations, had as its main mission getting to know each other. The atmosphere became soon more friendly than official. It was a time dedicated to having a better understanding of the project's goals and to getting to know better the people involved. For us, as early stage researchers (ESRs

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721933.