Category Archives: Europe

Tintin Geographies: A glimpse of the past

Tintin, a young Belgian investigative journalist who travels the world and has amazing adventures, is one of the most successful comic book characters ever made. Originally starting off as a weekly installment comic strip in the Belgian newspaper Le Petit … Continue reading

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An alternative view of Europe

The artists at alphadesigners have created a range of unusual maps displaying stereotypes of people from across Europe. The image below displays an alternative map of Europe: A whole range of maps can be viewed on the alphadesigner website here.

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Prague – An eerie view

On a research trip to Prague this January I spent a large amount of time wandering around the city trying to find the location of my next interview. One morning I had to get up extremely early as I had … Continue reading

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Europe Day. Are you celebrating?

9th May is Europe Day. Europe day represents a celebration of peace, unity and cooperation in Europe. The EU highlights: “Probably very few people in Europe know that on 9 May 1950 the first move was made towards the creation … Continue reading

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Representing Europe: What represents your country?

I have recently been sent a number of resources from the European Commission about various aspects of the European Unions and the countries included within it. There were two which I found particularly interesting. They have produced a poster called … Continue reading

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