Despite the dread of the war, tutors of the best student entries of the Ukrainian national history competitions in 2022 worked on educational materials for the future.
In late October 2022, the Georgian competition winners were awarded a very special prize: a two-day excursion to the capital Tbilisi and the historic city of Gori, with activities relating to the students' research about the Soviet era.
From 25 - 28 October, 2022, seventeen young prize winners from Armenia and Moldova gathered in Yerevan, Armenia for four packed workshop days learning about the propaganda of the Soviet Union.
On 23 July 2022, competition participants and special guests gathered at the Caucasus University Tbilisi for the Georgian award ceremony. Among the prize winners was Ketevan Khizanishvili with her story of a “Vicious Circle”.
Against all odds, 27 winner teams attended the award ceremony of Ukraine’s History Competition. The festivities displayed a special bond forged in the face of the war.
This discovery is just one of the outcomes of the history competitions in 2017/2018 and 2019/2020. We asked awarded participants about their experiences and findings during their research projects and got some remarkable insights.
How to approach a turbulent past? This year’s prize winners of the Moldovan History Competition gave answers – and were awarded for their investigations in Chișinău on 18 June 2022.
In the very first history competition in their country, the Armenian competition organisers put special focus on their most important stakeholders: history teachers.
Mestia, Dusheti and Tianeti – these Georgian mountain villages have more in common than just being the backdrop of the Great Caucasus: they are all hometowns of participants of the Georgian History Competition 2021/2022.