Democracy on the Brink. Historical lessons from the late 1930´sAim of the project is to map the social situation in 1930´s Europe, try to understand the historical origins of the ideas and actions that led to rise of authoritarian regimes. This may help to prevent similar historical events in the future.
About the project:
Common effort of the experts from Prague, Warsaw, Valencia, and Banská Bystrica is to rise the general public´s awareness about social situation and historical events that have led to rise of authoritarian regimes. We focus on the manipulation and propaganda mechanisms in the late 1930´s that helped these regimes as well as various forms of civic resistance against these tendencies.
Our aim is to show the danger of such tendencies for present Europe.
Photo gallery of the Democracy on the Brink public events in our partner cityWarsaw, Poland.
We bring you a collection of anti-fascist art from the 1920s and 1930s created thanks to the EACEA grant.
Photo gallery of the Democracy on the Brink public events in our partner city Valencia, Spain.
Photo gallery of the Democracy on the Brink public events in our partner city Banská Bystria, Slovakia.
We are proud to present you the new Praha sdílená a rozdělená website, which was funded by the EACEA grant.
Refugees and migration are currently resonating with the entire Czech society. The Multicultural Center Prague, in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, offers a view of this area through the lens of film cameras. It has prepared for the audience a unique fil...
The project « Democracy on the Brink. Historical lessons from the late 1930s » was funded with the support of the European Union under the Programme "Europe for Citizens"
We introduce you an interesting text about anti-fascist resistance from our Slovak partners. Enjoy the reading.
Valencia’s Historical Context (the Second Spanish Republic and Civil War). Valencia as the center of the Spanish resistance against fascism.
On November 8, 1936, Valencia became the home base of the legitimate government of the Second Republic due to the siege of Madrid after the coup d'état in July 1936. It was a fascist military uprising directed against the Government of the Second Republic that had...