News

Körber-Stiftung/David Ausserhofer
Official Logo of the Armenian History Competition 2021/2022
Official Logo of the Armenian History Competition 2021/2022

Welcome on Board: The New Armenian Project Team and Its First Steps

Armenia joins the cooperation project “History Competitions 3.0” and will conduct a first nationwide history competition of the Transcaucasian republic. Reason enough to present some more information and insights about the Armenian competition topic, the Armenian project team and their first implementation steps.

Read more …

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (right) in conversation with this year's prize winners | Photo: David Ausserhofer
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (right) in conversation with this year's prize winners | Photo: David Ausserhofer

German Federal President Steinmeier Awards Prize Winners

On 16 November 2021, German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier honoured this year’s first prize winners of the German History Competition in his official residence Bellevue Palace in Berlin. The topic of the competition was “Times in Motion: Sports and Society" which encouraged over 3,400 young people nationwide to send in 1,349 entries.

Read more …

MEMORIAL International
MEMORIAL International

EUSTORY is Deeply Concerned About Russian Authorities’ Latest Legal Initiative to Shut Down MEMORIAL International

There has been a further escalation in the fight of Russian authorities against the country’s civil society: On 11 November, the International MEMORIAL Society in Moscow has received a court summons that aims at the organisation’s liquidation under the “foreign agents” act. MEMORIAL is one of the founding members of EUSTORY and thus a long-standing partner of both the networks and Körber-Stiftung.

Read more …

Finalists of the 2020/2021 Czech History Competition | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Finalists of the 2020/2021 Czech History Competition | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

New Format of Czech Award Ceremony Provides Suspense

For the first time in the history of the Czech History Competition, the three main prize winners were selected during the actual award ceremony. On 22 October 2021, 10 finalists of the competition’s first round gathered at PANT Centrum in Ostrava to present their works.

Read more …

Iberian prize winners, competition organisers and jury members 2020/2021 | Photo: Juan Jesús (Centro Imagen)
Iberian prize winners, competition organisers and jury members 2020/2021 | Photo: Juan Jesús (Centro Imagen)

Iberian Award Ceremony 2021

One hundred sixty participants from Spain and Portugal, as well as from Peru, Chile, Colombia, Cuba and Guatemala handed in 48 contributions revolving around the topic “Work and Crisis” to the 14th Iberian History Competition. Forming an integral part of the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda’s Awards and Scholarships Ceremony, the prize winners were awarded on 15 October 2021.

Read more …

Slovak prize winners and competition organisers 2019/20 and 2020/21 | Photo: Slovak Centre for Communication and Development
Slovak prize winners and competition organisers 2019/20 and 2020/21 | Photo: Slovak Centre for Communication and Development

Back to “Normal”: Slowak Award Winners of Past Two Competitions Met in Bratislava

On 10 September, organisers, teachers, prize winners, friends and partners of the Slovak History Competition enjoyed a lively joint event in Bratislava, celebrating the results and findings of the past two competitions of 2019/20 and of 2020/21. Both competitions were affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more …

Photo: Körber-Stiftung; private; Jan Konitzki/bpb; Körber Stiftung/Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden/German Lost Art Foundation; private (left to right)
Photo: Körber-Stiftung; private; Jan Konitzki/bpb; Körber Stiftung/Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden/German Lost Art Foundation; private (left to right)

EUSTORY Turns 20!

For two decades, EUSTORY has been motivating young Europeans to ask their own questions about history and to find answers to those questions that often cannot be found in textbooks. On the occasion of its 20th anniversary this September, EUSTORY presents a wide range of insights into its work.

Read more …