Today, teachers and pupils from different regions of the Ukraine are meeting in Kievto discuss "Human Rights: Lessons From the History of the TwentiethCentury". This is the second of three round table discussions which Nova Doba organises within the framework of EUSTORY.
The History Teachers' Association of Latvia is happy to announce the new topic for 2013/2013, which is: The History of Education in Latvia". The Award ceremony will take place on 25 May, 2013. For more information, please visit the Association's website http://www.vsb.lv
Mihails Kozlovs, EUSTORY alumnus, made a video of the opening of the European Photo Exhibition Award in Hamburg in May 2012. The European Photo Exhibition Award 01 focused on the question of “European Identities”. In November, the exhibition will tour to Lucca, Italy.
"Not for Free: Challenges to Democracy in Europe" was the title of the Youth Academy in Estonia (22 - 29 September 2012). Twenty-five young Europeans from thirteen countries met for one week of discussions, sessions, simulations, and cultural highlights. Read the report.
New Competition Round in Spain
Spanish youth are asked to dig through family portraits, photo albums andold letters,interview neighbours and visit local museums. The 6th round of the Spanish history competition has begun. The topic is "My family in history." UntilAugust 16, 2013, Spanish youth aged 14 to 21 have a chance to tell the stories of their families.
A Note on European Discourse and Civic Governance
Europe desperately needs a common public sphere in order to allow its citizens to feel connected and involved, observes Katerina Pekarek, a EUSTORY prize winner from the Czech Republic and member of FutureLab Europe. Read her blog contribution!
The ceremonial announcement of the results of the 6th national round of the Eustory European history competition took place in Prague on September 26, 2012, in the conference hall of the main building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the democratic constitution in Estonia, one of the smallest and youngest democracies in Europe. "Not for Free: Challenges to Democracy in Europe" is the title of the Youth Academy in Estonia which started today. Visit the blog!
Start of Youth Academy in Berlin
The EUSTORY Youth Academy in Berlin started on 14 September. Participants who arrived a day early were sent out on a mission: to exchange a box of matches for something significantly better. Read about their "matchbox" experiences and everything else that happened on the EUSTORY blog.