Post 2: Case Study 1: La République Française

After conducting my background research, I started to collect and examine data at the heart of my research project, starting with the first nation that I had chosen as a case study, France. I chose France as my first case study for a variety of reasons, but there were two dominant ones. Firstly, while I […]

Post 1: Background on European Civics Education

When starting a research project, acquiring background information on the topic of inquiry is critical, as such information aids in providing direction and structuring the line of inquiry. My project desperately desires this direction and structure, as there is a plethora of available information as I seek to understand how the European Union is presented […]

The Somme and Ypres: 100 Years Later Part 3

German cemetery at Fricourt.  The stone in the bottom-right is a cenotaph commemorating almost one hundred German soldiers with no known grave.

The great success of the fifth and final day of exploration and research in the Somme was in large part due to the generous assistance of one Mr. William Fry and his wife, Chris.  I made the acquaintance of these two in Albert where William Fry was exploring the cemeteries and memorials of the region […]