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eCommemoration Campus “Beyond the Crisis”
eCommemoration Campus “Beyond the Crisis”

Start of eCommemoration Campus “Beyond the Crisis”

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?

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From Prizren to the world – keeping in touch with friends from abroad is important to Zana  | Photo: private
From Prizren to the world – keeping in touch with friends from abroad is important to Zana | Photo: private

Getting to Know EUSTORY Alumni: Zana from Kosovo

Sometimes roads are rocky. So was Zana’s when she made her journey to last year’s EUSTORY Summit in Berlin and so is Kosovo’s until the present day. The history of her home country taught her to see every obstacle as a chance for change, both on the large and the small scale.

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Petar Stoyanov announcing winners of Bulgarian History Competition 2020 | Photo: Values Foundation
Petar Stoyanov announcing winners of Bulgarian History Competition 2020 | Photo: Values Foundation

Winners of the 12th Bulgarian History Competition Announced

The winners of Bulgaria's 12th History Competition on the topic of “Family History and Vicissitudes of Time” have been announced.

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Paul Flynn revealing winner | Source: screenshot from video stream
Paul Flynn revealing winner | Source: screenshot from video stream

Irish Finals and Award Ceremony Brings Hollywood-Feeling to Galway

With an online award ceremony on 30 July 2020, the Irish National History Competition organisers made the most of a rather difficult situation. Their online celebration was able to create an atmosphere similar to the Oscars with the suspenseful revealing of prize winners at the end of their ceremony.

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Jonas from Germany  | Photo: private
Jonas from Germany | Photo: private

Getting to Know EUSTORY Alumni: Jonas From Germany

At EUSTORY‘s youth encounters participants can find friends with whom they can exchange ideas about important questions of politics and identity. In an interview, EUSTORY Alumnus Jonas from Germany explains why this is important to him.

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Initiative in Germany: Tomorrow´s History - Everyday Life in Times of Corona | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Initiative in Germany: "Tomorrow’s History - Everyday Life in Times of Corona" | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Joint Initiative of German History Competition Finished Successfully

The interest was huge: More than 1,500 children and young people handed in 1,120 contributions to “Tomorrow's History - Everyday Life in Times of Corona“. With this initiative the German History Competition together with “coronarchiv” wanted to encourage young people to actively shape the way how future generations might talk about the epidemiological threat of 2020.

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Reception of Estonian prize winners 2019/2020 by Estonian President Kaljulaid | Photo: The Office of the President of the Republic of Estonia/Mattias Tammet
Reception of Estonian prize winners 2019/2020 by Estonian President Kaljulaid | Photo: The Office of the President of the Republic of Estonia/Mattias Tammet

Estonian President Receives Prize Winners in Tallinn

On 2 June 2020, the President of the Republic of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, welcomed the prize winners of the 21st Estonian EUSTORY History Competition in the presidential castle in Kadriorg Park in Tallinn. The prize winners were honoured for their successful entries on the topic of “Estonia in the World, the World in Estonia”.

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