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Israeli Award Ceremony | Photo: The Historical Society of Israel
Israeli Award Ceremony | Photo: The Historical Society of Israel

The award ceremony for the Israeli 2017 competition took place on 28 November 2017 at the Tel Aviv University. The festive event was composed of two parts. The first part included a panel of four senior scholars who delivered lectures on the optic of "connected histories". The second part of the event was the award ceremony itself.

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.

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.

Invitation to the Israeli award ceremony
Invitation to the Israeli award ceremony

It is the first time that the award ceremony of the Israeli history competition will take place under the patronage of the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem on 11 December 2016.