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TODAY'S EVENTS - 19.10.2021

Envisioning Europe: China Through Western Eyes

19 Oct 2021 (18:00 - 19:00)
Young adults

Europeans have been aware of China for hundreds of years. Contact had even been made prior to Marco Polo in the 13th century. The arrival of the Jesuit missionaries in the 16th and 17th century gave rise to a more structured dialogue, one that continued, with various gaps, through the Enlightenment into the modern age...


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Museum Night Fever 2021

23 Oct 2021 (19:00 - 01:00)
Young adults

Fake Festival

Fakers gonna Fake! Come and be fooled at the 'Fake Festival' at the House of European History during Museum Night Fever 2021! For the temporary exhibition 'Fake for Real', the House of European History has teamed up with CirQ ...

The Flamboyant Fake: Joep Leerssen - Patriotic Fakes

28 Oct 2021 (17:00 - 18:00)
Young adults

Why are the most memorable stories about the past so often untrue? Fact and fiction are not easily told apart, and when we imagine history our best guides are often novelists like Tolstoy or Jane Austen.

Actors in historical suits holding skull

Fake Fridays: history, myths and facts

19 Nov 2021 (12:00 - 13:00)
Young adults

Join us at the House of European History, on the third Friday of every month, as we transform our temporary exhibition space into a meeting place.