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Irina Scherbakowa | Foto: David Ausserhofer
Irina Scherbakowa | Foto: David Ausserhofer

Irina Sherbakova is awarded with the 2017 Goethe Medal

For her special merits for the international cultural exchange, the German Goethe-Institut awards Irina Sherbakova with this year’s Goethe Medal. As a long-standing partner of the EUSTORY Network, she has been running the Russian history competition for many years.

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Yuval Beker | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Yuval Beker | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Israeli student conducted research on schools in Nazi Germany

Being a student, Yuval is naturally interested in education, its evolution and its political impact. Through his research about Nazi education as an extreme case of totalitarian education, he understood how education can be employed to serve a certain agenda. Take a look at what Yuval said about his competition entry.

»Re:member Europe«
»Re:member Europe«

»EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2017«: The application process has started

EUSTORY is expanding its offers for young Europeans in the field of international understanding. The new format, the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit, is aimed at award winners and alumni from more than 20 national history competitions of the EUSTORY Network and its partners. The application platform opened on 1 June.

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Karsten Korbøl and Miguel Monteiro de Barros | Photos: Caroline Reistad / Fritt Ord and private
Karsten Korbøl and Miguel Monteiro de Barros | Photos: Caroline Reistad / Fritt Ord and private

Karsten Korbøl and Miguel Monteiro de Barros join EUSTORY’s Steering Committee

On the Annual Network Meeting in Lisbon in May 2017, EUSTORY competition organisers elected a new Steering Committee. For the next year, representatives from Portugal, Norway and Israel will set the strategic agenda for EUSTORY, be involved in decisions about membership, as well as in overseeing the general activities of the Network.

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Dr Paul Flynn presented the Irish competition at the Network meeting in Lisbon | Photo: EUSTORY
Dr Paul Flynn presented the Irish competition at the Network meeting in Lisbon | Photo: EUSTORY

Ireland confirmed as new member of the EUSTORY Network

During the Annual Network Meeting in Lisbon, representatives from the EUSTORY member competitions accepted the Irish application for membership of the Network. Dr Paul Flynn, researcher at the National University of Ireland Galway and organiser of the Irish competition »Breaking the S.E.A.L.«, presented their initiative at the meeting in Portugal.

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Danielle Knoller | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Danielle Knoller | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Israeli example of historical research

Danielle loves ancient history and feels it is widely underrated within school history curricula. So when she was given a chance, she chose to write about the last years of the Roman Republic and the life of a man who seemed to be hiding more than we thought: Julius Cesar. Take a look at what Danielle said about her competition entry.

Annual Network Meeting in Portugal | Photo: wikipedia
Annual Network Meeting in Portugal | Photo: wikipedia

Annual Network Meeting in Portugal

From 18 to 21 May 2017, twenty-six representatives of EUSTORY History Competitions are coming together for their Annual Network Meeting in Lisbon.

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Daniel Vlahof | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Daniel Vlahof | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Bulgarian example of historical research

In his research, Daniel describes the rivalry between his hometown Sliven and the neighbouring town Yambol. He came across a surpising fact, namely that the first school in Yambol was built by a teacher from Sliven.Take a look at what Daniel said about his competition entry.

Russian Award Ceremony 2017 in the Nikitskie Gate Theatre in Moscow | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Russian Award Ceremony 2017 in the Nikitskie Gate Theatre in Moscow | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Successful award ceremony in Moscow despite obstacles

Carefully planned safety precautions were necessary during the prize-giving ceremony of the Russian history competition on 26 April in Moscow. After the booking of the original venue was cancelled at short notice, the competition host MEMORIAL, a member of the EUSTORY network, was able to move the event to the Nikitskie Gate Theatre.

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