Our partners at CDRSEE, with our support published this book series as a alternative method to teaching history in southeastern Europe. The History Education Committee of the Centre for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe (CDRSEE) began work on the Joint History Project in 1999. After organising two series of workshops and presenting two publications (
Teaching the History of South Eastern Europe and Clio in the Balkans. The Politics of History
Education), the Committee was able to identify the specific deficiencies of historical education, the differing characteristics of educational systems, the role of central administrations, educators’ wishes and the scope for innovative initiatives.