09 Dec: At Home in Communism – An Interactive Civic Education Lab

Let’s explain today’s civil rights and liberties to students, through sensory exploration and case studies on Romanian communism.   The Story: Our generation’s Project. We were born and (also) grew up in the 80s. We queued at the milk store and invented games to play at home when the lights went out. Our parents shielded us from adversities, so we didn’t make much of the tragic ending of the Romanian Socialist Republic, although we did assume that things weren’t exactly OK. 30 years after the Revolution, Romania remains the only country in Eastern Europe that lacks a recent history museum to tell the story of day-to-day life during the communist regime. Who we are Funky Citizens and Modulab, along with tens of other volunteers from various fields: architects, communications…