As a volunteer Krystyna helped in the preservation of historical monuments in the Ukraine. The city of Dnipro, where she was born, once was a hub for the Soviet military industry. Nowadays, heritage buildings like the military hospital which Krystyna is helping to preserve, are crumbling away.
More than one hundred young people braved the elements yesterday. A heavy storm was ranging over northern Germany when they made their way to Berlin to attend the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2017. Train and bus services were disrupted, flights delayed, yet the majority fo young people made it and enjoyed the opening event. Click here to get a first impression.
Blandine Smilansky works as an educator at the House of European History in Brussels which was opened in May 2017 by the European Parliament. At the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2017, she will conduct the workshop »Europe on Display« together with her colleague Laure Goemans. They will be supporting EUSTORY prize-winners from different countries to reflect and critically comment on selected narrations presented in the museum.
Jasper is an Estonian university student of physics, chemistry and material science with a strong interest in Medieval Era. His project approach was a rather unusual one: construct a crossbow first and look for information about it afterwards.
The new topic of the Swiss History Competition 2017-2019 is "Historical Investigation / Youth on the Move". Young people between the age of 14 and 21 are invited to hand in papers in German, French or Italian.
Branca was interested in the cultural legacy that Brazilian migrants brought to her hometown, Lisbon. She found out that coffee not only brought Brazilian people but also their culture to Lisbon. The Café "A Brasileira" (founded in 1905) played a relevant role in Lisbon then and is still a Lisbon attraction today.
Slovakian student shed light on unrecognised monument
A photo of an extraordinary building caught Caroline's attention: a chapel covered with fir bark situated in a forest. Who was the architect and when was it built? No information could be found in the region's chronicles. Only when Caroline contacted people who lived close to the chapel did she find the missing information. Take a look at what Caroline said about her competition entry.