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Mogens Lykketoft and Danish prize winners 2019 | Photo: private
Mogens Lykketoft and Danish prize winners 2019 | Photo: private

On 31 March 2019, the History Teachers´ Association of Denmark awarded the winners of the 13th National History Competition during the historical festival »Historiske Dage« in Copenhagen.

The winner of the Danish history competition 2018 receives his diploma | Photo: Winnie Færk
The winner of the Danish competition 2018 receives his diploma | Photo: Winnie Færk

On 11 March 2018, the History Teachers´ Association of Denmark awarded the winners of the 2018 National History Competition during the historical festival »Historiske Dage« in Øksnehallen in Copenhagen, which was visited by thousands of people.

Dr. phil. Thorkild Kjærgaard, Head of Jury | Photo: private
Dr. phil. Thorkild Kjærgaard, Head of Jury | Photo: private

On March 26, 2017, the award ceremony of Denmark’s 11th EUSTORY History Competition took place during the historical festival »Historiske Dage« in Copenhagen. Organised by the Danish History Teachers’ Association, this year’s competition encouraged Danish students to explore the topic of »Denmark in the world - the world in Denmark«. In total, 70 participants submitted 24 entries.

Cecilie Skov Johansen | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Cecilie Skov Johansen | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Danish Example of Historical Research

Every year, more than 10,000 young Europeans conduct historical research within the EUSTORY Network. These »Traces of History« portray the manifold topics of the students’ works and the faces behind them. We will present some of them on a regular basis. Today, we would like to introduce you to Cecilie's work. She looked at the effects of the industrial revolution in the textile production in her Danish hometown in the middle of the 20th century.