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Cecilie Skov Johansen | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Cecilie Skov Johansen | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Danish example of historical research

Every year, more than 10,000 young Europeans conduct historical research within the EUSTORY Network. These »Traces of History« portray the manifold topics of the students’ works and the faces behind them. We will present some of them on a regular basis. Today, we would like to introduce you to Cecilie's work. She looked at the effects of the industrial revolution in the textile production in her Danish hometown in the middle of the 20th century.

 

The flag of Estonia was launched on 21 November, 1918 | Photo: private
The flag of Estonia was launched on 21 November, 1918 | Photo: private

News from the current competition in Estonia

The President of the Republic of Estonia announced the topic »Prerequisites of Estonian Independence« for the 18th EUSTORY Competition for student research papers in history. As February 24th, 2018 will mark the centenary of Estonia’s independence, it is just the right time to begin the search for the core reasons that led to this historic event.

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Invitation to the Israeli award ceremony
Invitation to the Israeli award ceremony

Israeli Award Ceremony in Jerusalem with President Rivlin

It is the first time that the award ceremony of the Israeli history competition will take place under the patronage of the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem on 11 December 2016.

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Interview with Georgian Historian Davit Jishkariani
Interview with Georgian Historian Davit Jishkariani

Georgia between rapprochement with Europe and Soviet heritage

During EUSTORY´s last History Camp in Georgia, the Historian Davit Jishkariani of Georgia’s »Soviet Past Research Laboratory« presented the exhibition »Soviet Occupation, 1921-1991« in the Georgian National Museum complex inTbilisi.

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Video about EUSTORY's History Camp in Georgia 2016
Video about EUSTORY's History Camp in Georgia 2016

Looking back at EUSTORY's History Camps 2016

For the EUSTORY History Camp »Backpacking Visegrad with Pen and Camera« (22 September - 1 October 2016) a group of young Europeans travelled from Budapest via Prague to Gdańsk by night train.

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The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi | Photo: Armenak Margarian, via Wikimedia Commons
The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi | Photo: Armenak Margarian, via Wikimedia Commons

EUSTORY History Camp „United or Divided in Diversity?“ has started!

Given the many challenges in Europe caused by the Ukraine crisis, the refugee crisis, Brexit and growing populism, young Europeans are concerned about the future of the continent.

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Flag of the Polish non-governmental trade union “Solidarność” | Photo: CreativeCommon
Flag of the Polish non-governmental trade union “Solidarność” | Photo: CreativeCommon

EUSTORY History Camp „Backpacking Visegrád“ has started!

One of this year’s History Camps will – literally – be on the move from 22 September! Under the title of »Backpacking Visegrád with Pen and Camera: Traces of Social Movements in Past and Present«, 20 young Europeans from 13 different countries will board trains to travel from Hungary via the Czech Republic to Poland.

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Federal President Joachim Gauck | Photo: Federal Government/Guido Bergmann
Federal President Joachim Gauck | Photo: Federal Government/Guido Bergmann

Call of the Federal President to participate in the German History Competition

»God and the world. Religion makes history« is the topic of the 25th tender for offers of the German History Competition of the Federal President.

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Hometowns of the participants of the »United or Divided in Diversity« History Camp | Map data: Google Maps
Hometowns of the participants of the »United or Divided in Diversity« History Camp | Map data: Google Maps

Next stop in 170,000 kilometres: EUSTORY History Camps 2016

This autumn, EUSTORIANS will travel a total of more than 170,000 km when they make their ways to the annual History Camps for EUSTORY competition prize winners.

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