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EUSTORY Youth Activities 2021

One digital space, two topics and many perspectives: This year's EUSTORY Youth Activities start on 18 August and 4 September respectively.

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Announcement of the Welsh online Award Ceremony | Copyright reserved: please contact WHSI
Announcement of the Welsh online Award Ceremony | Copyright reserved: please contact WHSI

Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative 2021 Awards

Friday 2 July 2021 saw the first ever virtual awards ceremony in the history of the Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative (WHSI). It was uncertain how many entries would be received in such a climate but the WHSI was delighted to have received over 30 entries from over 3,300 young people who participated in this year’s competition and set out to research on the topic of “My Heritage”.

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Screenshot of French online Award Ceremony 2021 | Photo: Fédération des Maisons Franco-Allemandes
Screenshot of French online Award Ceremony 2021 | Photo: Fédération des Maisons Franco-Allemandes

EUSTORY France: Human Rights Proved To Be a Significant Topic

The 2020/21 French EUSTORY History Competition ended on 16 June 2021 with a virtual award ceremony, completing an edition organised entirely online for the first time. "Europe on the Move – Citizens and Human Rights in Europe" proved to be a significant topic.

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Danish prize winners and competition organisers 2020/2021 | Photo: Danish History Teachers' Organisation for Secondary Schools
Danish prize winners and competition organisers 2020/2021 | Photo: Danish History Teachers' Organisation for Secondary Schools

Face-to-Face Award Ceremony in Denmark

What was ordinary before the pandemic now seems like an extraordinary event: Denmark was the first EUSTORY Member to host a face-to-face award ceremony this year. On 6 June 2021, the ceremony took place at the Museum of Copenhagen.

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Swiss Award Ceremony welcome slide | Photo: HISTORIA
Swiss Award Ceremony welcome slide | Photo: HISTORIA

Swiss Award Ceremony 2021

"Youth on the Move" was the topic of the 2019/2021 Swiss History Competition HISTORIA. Due to coronavirus restrictions, this year’s HISTORIA Award Ceremony took place online via Zoom on 29 May 2021.

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Screenshot of Russian online Award Ceremony 2021 | Photo: MEMORIAL International
Screenshot of Russian online Award Ceremony 2021 | Photo: MEMORIAL International

Successful Russian History Competition Despite Adverse Circumstances

Despite difficult political circumstances, the 22nd edition of the Russian History Competition organised by Memorial International counted 1,096 entries from 76 regions – a tremendous success!

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Screenshot of Irish online Award Ceremony 2021 | Photo: National University of Ireland Galway
Screenshot of Irish online Award Ceremony 2021 | Photo: National University of Ireland Galway

Ireland's History Competition Celebrates Bold Expansion Amid Covid-19

Ireland’s EUSTORY Competition went nationwide this year as »The Irish National History Competition« (INHC). The new competition iteration extended essay invitations much farther afield to more than 260 secondary schools within the Irish Republic.

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The city of Hamburg is currently renovating the Bismarck monument at the port of Hamburg at a cost of several million euro | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
The city of Hamburg is currently renovating the Bismarck monument at the port of Hamburg at a cost of several million euro | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Digital EUSTORY Network Meeting 2021

During the EUSTORY Network’s first virtual annual meeting, EUSTORY Competition Organisers not only shared digital innovations from their national projects but also focused on (post)colonial monuments that polarise.

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Collage based on photo by Tobias on Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/photos/CyX3ZAti5DA)
Collage based on photo by Tobias on Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/photos/CyX3ZAti5DA)

How Do Young Europeans Experience the Crisis?

The whole world is experiencing the crisis, but young people’s voices are often ignored. The EUSTORY eCommemoration Campus 2020 "Beyond the Crisis" focused on young Europeans' perceptions of the crisis.

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