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This step introduces three components of European identities and cultures that will be referred to all along the course

This video introduces three main components that constitute and shape European cultures and identities:

  • The past: discoveries and achievements
  • The present: the presence of a diversity of people and cultures
  • Policies, that shape European identities and cultures

All along this course, we will explore these three dimensions.

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This course will offer you plenty of occasion to interact with your peers.

  • You can post comments to share your thoughts and opinions and we invite you to do so as often as possible, in the comment section of each step.
  • We have dedicated discussion steps.
  • Next week, you will also have a peer review task. You will receive feedback from fellow learners and you will be invited in reviewing other learners’ writings.

This course has been actively moderated for its first 6 runs by the course team. It is now continuously open albeit without active moderation. Nonetheless active interaction among learners remains an important feature in the course and we very much encourage you to engage and share your thoughts, experiences and expertise as this is a fundamental aspect of peer to peer learning with Online Courses.

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