Heidi Trautmann

Oct 21 - 31 : Schedule at the Home for Cooperation -

A literally 'Full-House' ten-day schedule of the H4C with live music session, training, fair, film competition, pitching competition, book launch, call for election and many more... 

21st October, Wednesday
Learn Italian at 'the Home'!
18:30 - Home for Cooperation


As from this evening, every Wednesday between the hours of 18:30 - 20:00 Italian Language lessons for A2 level will be offered by Gaia Zaccagni at the Home for Cooperation!

for Registration & further info please contact the instructor at
+357 97714054 

22nd October, Thursday 
20:30 - Home for Cooperation / The Home Cafe

A journey throughout the universe of Greek and Mediterranean sounds; from the underground songs of rebetiko to the rhythmic explosion of Cretan folk songs; from the nostalgic contemporary compositions to the energy that tradition was always transmitting to the Greek society; dance, song and rhythm in a spontaneous evening.

Vaggelis Gettos on guitar, Cretan lute & vocal,
Fotis Palamiotis on accordion,
Nikolas Roditis on bouzouki & vocals 

*Free entrance         Go to event page.
31st October, Saturday
15:00 - Home for Cooperation

The Board of the Association for Historical Dialogue & Research (AHDR) cordially invites their members to the 2015 General Electoral Assembly!

All the members of the Association who have subscribed to it, prior to the 19th of September  2015, are entitled to vote, while all those who have subscribed to it, prior the 30th of April 2015 are entitled to stand for nomination. 

Both the members who would like to vote and those who would like to stand for nomination must settle all financial obligations towards the Association by 3:15pm on the day of the elections. 

Any member wishing to be nominated for the Executive Board should apply in writing by completing the nomination form by Friday 23rd October 2015 and sending to: ahdr@ahdr.info / Fax to +357 22660061.

For further information, please telephone: +357 22 445740 ext.101 or 106 / +90 548 834 5740

For more information and nomination form, please click here.
23rd -24th October, Friday - Saturday
Council of europe Teacher Training Workshop: "Teaching and Learning History in the Digital Age" 

16:00 - Home for Cooperation

What does it mean to teach history in the digital age? How does the digital age reflect how we address matters of the past? The bi-annual workshops provided by the Association of Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDRin cooperation with the Council of Europe in the area of history education are back! This time the theme is "Teaching and learning history in the digital age" where a number of contemporary questions will be examined by the instructors and the participants. 

Activities on Friday will be open to all and provide an opportunity for participants to hear key note presentations from experts in the field.
Activities on Saturday will include two parallel workshops facilitated by educational experts from the U.K. Due to the limited space (for max. 25 participants), please register at: ahdr@ahdr.info

Registration forms & full schedule available here.
27th October, Tuesday
Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe
09:00 - Home for Cooperation

Europa Nostra, the technical Committee on Cultural Heritage and the Technical Committee on Culture cordially invite you to attend the presentation of the European cooperation project "Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe"
27th October, Tuesday
Startups 4 Peace - Pitching Competition
14:00 - Home for Cooperation

STARTUPS 4 PEACE is a competition hosted by the Embassy of Finland in Cyprus in partnership with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce with the endorsement of the Nicosia Economic Forum.
The selected finalists will present their ideas in an exciting pitching competition. 
The lucky winners will get tickets to the legendary startup event SLUSH in Helsinki, Finland on 11.-12.11.2015.

For all the details & event program visit the event page.
27th October, Tuesday
African Night
In collaboration with African Diaspora in Cyprus, we bring the African culture to the Home for a night! Tatadana band will be performing on the night with unique African tam tam dance rhythms. also, there will be three special chefs and their flavours from three different countries in Africa. 
We are excited to introduce our International Nights starting on October with the amazing African culture for the Pan-African night experience.

See the event page here.
30th October, Friday
"Music in Cyprus" - Book Launch
18:00 - Home for Cooperation

Music in Cyprus draws its authors from both sides of the divided island to give a rounded picture of musical culture from the beginning of the British colonial period (1878-1960) until today. The book crosses conventional scholarly divides between musicology and ethnomusicology in order to achieve a panorama of music, culture and politics. 
The book will be presented by Stavros Karayanni and Mete Hatay. Drinks and live music will conclude the event.
see the event page here.

30th October, Friday
Meditation Session
17:00 - Home for Cooperation 

Each meeting you will do:

• a few stretches of the body to release tension
• Breathing practices to calm the mind
• Deep relaxation with creative visualization
• Meditation techniques on how to calm the mind and understand our thoughts.

You will also do a written mediation practice known as SWAN – Strengths, Weaknesses, Aims and Needs. This is a self-development tool whose aim is to transform weaknesses into strengths, put aims into action and clarifies our needs. Therefore please bring a pen and a notebook. To feel more comfortable you might want to bring a cushion or small folded blanket to sit on.

Participation fee: 10€ per session

31st October, Saturday
EDIC Nicosia - Educational Fair: Study in Europe

9:00 - Home for Cooperation

Thinking about Higher Education plans? Considering studying abroad? 
The Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) Nicosia will be hosting a ‘Study in Europe’ Educational Fair where Embassy Representatives and Cultural Institutions of the UK, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Romania, Hungary, Austria and Italy will provide information to participants on application processes, selection criteria, scholarship opportunities, accommodation options, language learning and foundation courses and more. There will also be a series of short talks from EU university graduates who will share their experiences. 
The Fair is free of charge and open to all, including high-school and university students interested in studying in the EU.

For more information, email or call +357 22445740 ext.111 / +90 548 8345740


Short Film Competition
Deadline 31st October, Saturday

On the occasion of World Peace Day, the Goethe-Institut Cyprus together with the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) and the Cinema for Peace Foundation (Berlin) are calling for a mobile phone film competition.


The winning films will be screened in a public awards ceremony on 10 December 2015.

The mobile phone films should be maximum 5 minutes long  and should document:


·         Life at the Green Line

·         Where Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots meet

·         Where they are separated

·         What they feel and what they hope for

·         What makes them feel equal and what makes them feel different


All participants must be between 15 – 25 years old!

Prizes will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!

About prizes, conditions of accession and application form visit the page.

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