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01 Feb 2021 - 31 Jul 2022

Project Description

Human Times aims to present new understandings about the relationships between human nature and modern European history through the lens of art

Our multidisciplinary project focuses on new researches and understandings about the relationships between aspects of human nature that resulted in the rise of totalitarianism, the ways that individuals preserved their human dignity and the influence of this period on contemporary European society. Co-funded by the Europe for Citizens programme.

Using creative actions and documentary approach, the project aims to commemorate the victims of totalitarian regimes and to open up discussion about what happens when intolerance takes over, and most of all, honor the strength of nations to get through the repressions and build a democratic and peaceful Europe, what we know it today.

General Objectives

In line with the Europe for Citizens programme’s priorities the projects aims to contribute to citizens' understanding of the Union, its history and diversity and to raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values and the Union's aim that is to promote peace, its values and the well-being of its peoples by stimulating debate, reflection and development of networks. Main fields concerned:

  • Research
  • Creative interpretation
  • European history
  • Human factor
  • Open discussions
  • Democratic skills

What’s Going on

Currently In Progress

Analysis And
Art Interpretation

May 2021 - Sep 2021

Local Level

Mar 2021 - Sep 2021

European Level

Mar 2021 - Sep 2021

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Focus: Research

What’s Going on

Our Past Event

9 Oct

Public Event in Austria

Open discussions and an excursion for commemoration of past events from the fascist era are coming up this weekend.

More Is Yet To Come!

Many research findings, insights, exhibitions, art events and open discussions lie ahead.
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Jul 30, 2021
  • Lithuania

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and Democracy

MČTAU brought together 45 experts to discuss the psychological causes of totalitarianism and the need for democratic values.

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Jun 30, 2021
  • Bulgaria

To Live in Time of The Former people

During an open event organised by FOREGROUND Foundation was discussed how the historical memory defines our present and future.

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June 23, 2021
  • Bulgaria

Bulgarian National Radio Reflects Human Times

In a radio interview the president of FOREGROUND Foundation Mariana Mladenova presented an upcoming event within the project Human Times.

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