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.

December 18, 2017

UrbanHIST Košice team spent 3 days of November in Bratislava, searching to better understand the perks of urban planning, un-planning, re-planning and de-planning.  Agnès, Jovana, Ondřej and Adam attended the scientific colloquium “Planned unplanned cities”, aimed at f...

December 18, 2017

 „You are going where?“ – „To Zürich.“ – „And you are doing what?“ – „Well, I am visiting a library.“ - „…?“

It’s not easy to explain my work to a friend, who has nothing to do with historical research. And she is right: why would I be moving from Germany to Karlskrona...

December 18, 2017

During a business trip and our participation in colloquium called Unplanned Planned Cities in Bratislava on 8 November 2017, we also visited the Slovak Radio Building which is shaped like an upside-down pyramid. The visit was thematically related to the focus of the co...

December 18, 2017

“Time flies and eventually all good things come to an end”, they say. Two years ago, I left Karlskrona leaving behind all my new friends, my favorite places, and the Swedish nature. Karlskrona, also known as the sunniest city in Sweden, had been my second home during t...

November 22, 2017

Starting out as an ESR (Early Stage Researcher) at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, my first few weeks were quite challenging and not easy because of diverse practical tasks and bureaucratic paperwork. These always need to be faced after moving to another country. Never...

November 22, 2017

I would like to share my opinion on an interesting book that I discovered this summer. The title is "Town Planning and Road Traffic," published in 1943 by Sir Alker Tripp, Commissioner for Traffic Control at Scotland Yard. I found this book translated into Russian in 1...

September 27, 2017

In 2007 the international research symposium “Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1975” organized by the University of Brighton (whose contents are exposed in the book “Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1970” edited by David Crowley and Jane Pavitt in 2008) attempted possibly for...

June 30, 2017

I’ve been living in Valladolid since April 2017: this city is filled with interesting nightlife, cultural events, attractions, great shopping and good-tempered people. Here you can easily go everywhere on foot and discover new interesting places to visit and people to...

June 30, 2017

Arriving to Spain is always a blast having on mind that it is on the very top of the European most visited touristic destinations´ list, thanks to its natural and cultural beauty and heritage. After visiting its Mediterranean cost two times last year as a tourist, I re...

June 12, 2017

To succeed as a researcher in an ambitious European project, as a mother of two small boys, being prepared is the key. For this reason, two months ahead of my start at Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, I went to Karlskrona on my own, where I found out two basic things.

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