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.
Isolation has given the Irish National History Competition a newfound lease of life: In 2020, the Irish National History Competition has cast its net much farther afield - this year appealing for entries from more than 700 Irish secondary schools. Directly aligned with Europe’s EUSTORY Network, this year the Irish competition is poised to go viral.
Carrying out physical experiments, writing short stories, doing historical research and playing the piano – Elene has a lot of hobbies. But first and foremost, she aims at contributing to change in her home country Georgia.
The 13th award ceremony of EUSTORY Iberia took place on 23 October 2020 as part of the Real Maestranza Scholarships and Awards Ceremony. This year’s topic was "Political Transitions". More than 40 schools and 105 students from Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Romania, Portugal and Spain took part in the competition, making the jury’s decision a tough one.
For the 2019/20 competition "Restarting Life From Scratch", 55 pupils explored their local or family past. Because the focus lay on migration, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) office in Georgia supported the current competition.
The year 2020 brought a global pandemic. All over the world we are experiencing how this corona crisis not only has a massive impact on our present but will also shape our future, because it seems to permeate all areas. How do we as individuals and as a society deal with these challenges? Will looking at past crises help us deal with current ones?
The Online History Camp “Don’t Look Back in Anger! Coping with Painful Pasts” brings history competition prize winners of four countries together. Young people from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine will meet for six intensive weeks in online sessions to investigate and discuss matters of family and local history and their impact on the present.