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Milena with a Memory Suitcase on her European couch | Photo: private
Milena with a Memory Suitcase on her European couch | Photo: private

During every EUSTORY youth encounter, young people from Europe and beyond come together, engage in history, exchange ideas, share their creativity and become EUSTORIANS. Let us introduce some of them and begin with Milena from Serbia.

Reception of the EUSTORY Network in Málaga's Town Hall | Juan Jesús Pan Aguilera
Reception of the EUSTORY Network in Málaga's Town Hall | Juan Jesús Pan Aguilera

At this year's network meeting in Málaga, hosted by the Spanish foundation Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda (RMR), the focus was on dealing with the legacy of the Franco dictatorship. The conference programme was developed together with Körber-Stiftung.

The participants prepare their material for the publication on Instagram | Photo: Körber-Stiftung/Radoslaw Zawadzki
The participants prepare their material for the publication on Instagram | Photo: Körber-Stiftung/Radoslaw Zawadzki

75 years after the end of the Second World War, twenty-five young people from twenty countries are researching untold life stories in the eCommemoration project "Europe 1945-2020: Looking back, thinking forward".

Promotion of the Georgian EUSTORY History Competition in the remote mountain region of Svanetia  | Photo: Giorgi Gvasalia
Promotion of Georgian EUSTORY History Competition in remote mountain region of Svanetia | Photo: Giorgi Gvasalia

In Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, excitement is rising: in March, all four Eastern Partnership countries have deadlines coming up for this year's history competition entries. The organisers expect an active participation.

The 6th generation of editors at the annual workshop in Hamburg | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
The 6th generation of editors at the annual workshop in Hamburg | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

More creative, more interactive, and more digital - with this goal in mind the eleven young editors of the EUSTORY History Campus Blog adopted this year’s thematic agenda. During the annual editorial workshop, which took place in Hamburg from 6 to 9 February, they were introduced to exciting new tools for their work.

Miguel Barros, organiser of the Iberian EUSTORY History Competition in Portugal | Photo: Private
Miguel Barros, organiser of the Iberian EUSTORY History Competition in Portugal | Photo: Private

Miguel Barros, President of the Portuguese History Teachers’ Association (APH) and organiser of the Iberian EUSTORY history competition in Portugal, is one of the architects of a new historical discipline that has been introduced in Portugal recently. In this interview, he explains how the release of the new discipline revealed some hot issues of Portuguese society.

Detail of the project’s first video call | Photo: Körber-Stiftung/Marcus Bösch
Detail of the project’s first video call | Photo: Körber-Stiftung/Marcus Bösch

25 young people from Europe and its neighbouring countries have started their blended learning project on the EUSTORY History Campus.

Material of the Georgian History Competition 2019/2020 | Photo: David Jishkariani
Material of the Georgian History Competition 2019/2020 | Photo: David Jishkariani

The cooperation project supervised by Körber-Stiftung and DVV International and funded by the German Foreign Office just started in its second year to carry on the history competitions in Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and in Ukraine.

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (right) and Thomas Paulsen, member of the Executive Board of Körber-Stiftung (left), with this year's first German prizewinners | Photo: David Ausserhofer
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (right) and Thomas Paulsen, member of the Executive Board of Körber-Stiftung (left), with this year's first German prizewinners | Photo: David Ausserhofer

On 19 November, German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier honoured this year’s first prizewinners of the German History Competition in his official residende Bellevue Palace in  Berlin. The topic of the competition was “Enough Is Enough - Crisis, Change, a New Beginning” which encouraged over 5,600 young people to participate.