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Andriy Fert, Project Coordinator DVV International Ukraine | Photo: DVV International Ukraine
Andriy Fert, Project Coordinator DVV International Ukraine | Photo: DVV International Ukraine

Impacts of the War

How does the war in Ukraine affect EUSTORY History Competition Projects in Eastern Europe? More than a month after Russia started its attack on Ukraine, EUSTORY’s project partners of the DVV International cooperation share their perspective on the war and talk about impacts on their project activities.

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Tatiana Zhurzhenko, keynote speaker at EUSTORY Annual Network Meeting 2022 | Photo: ZOiS
Tatiana Zhurzhenko, keynote speaker at EUSTORY Annual Network Meeting 2022 | Photo: ZOiS

Under the Spell of Current Politics: EUSTORY Annual Network Meeting 2022

35 staff members of national EUSTORY History Competitions used the network’s digital kick-off event of 2022 for a joint reflection of impacts of the war in Ukraine and other current challenges on their work.

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Danish Prize Winners 2022 | Photo: Trine Villumsen
Danish Prize Winners 2022 | Photo: Trine Villumsen

Recent Danish Competition Topic Encouraged Ingenuity

The recent Danish competition's topic "A New Beginning" sparked the imagination and inventiveness of the participants. On 27 March 2022, the best entries were awarded in a festive ceremony at the big Danish historical festival “Historiske Dage” in Copenhagen.

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Announcement of Belarusian History Competition 2021 | Photo: DVV International Belarus/Youth Public Association "Historica"
Announcement of Belarusian History Competition 2021 | Photo: DVV International Belarus/Youth Public Association "Historica"

Competition Project in Belarus Dissolved

The history competition project in Belarus came to a (premature) end in August 2021 when the DVV International country office had to end all its activities in the country due to a decision by the Belarusian authorities.

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New Project Website: Header | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
New Project Website: Header | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

All at a Glance: EUSTORY Hosts New Project Website

New website provides easy access to best practise and insights into project activities of the cooperation project “History Competitions in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine (2017 – 2022)” by DVV International and Körber-Stiftung.

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MEMORIAL International
MEMORIAL International

Support for MEMORIAL International

Even after the forced dissolution of MEMORIAL International, Körber-Stiftung and EUSTORY continue to stand by their partner organisation as well as its concern to promote an open approach to Russian and European history.

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Israeli President Isaac Herzog with Israeli prize winners and their tutors | Photo: The Historical Society of Israel
Israeli President Isaac Herzog with Israeli prize winners and their tutors | Photo: The Historical Society of Israel

Israeli President Isaac Herzog Meets Prize Winners

On 27 December 2021, the President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog met with the prize winners of the Israeli History Competition 2021. The students who received their prizes during a large ceremony organised by The Historical Society of Israel submitted historical research projects on a topic of their choosing.

Announcement 2021/2022