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German history competition poster
German history competition poster

The topic of the 23rd round of the German history competition is "Familiar Strangers - Neighbours in History". Everybody has them. They live next door to us, down the street, in the next village or country. Young people in Germany are encouraged to find out what brought neighbours together, what made them quarrel, and how they reacted to changes and challenges.

Claus Leggewie | Photo: David Ausserhofer
Claus Leggewie | Photo: David Ausserhofer

Political scientist Claus Leggewie argues against an “EU-machine of harmonisation” of memory and supports the European Commission’s recommendation to establish a common day of commemoration on 23 August, the anniversary of the Hitler-Stalin Pact.

New Swedish history competition topic
New Swedish history competition topic

New Competition Round in Sweden

The new topic of the Swedish history competition 2012/2013 is: (E) MIGRATION - Emigration and immigration in a local perspective."  As with the previous competitions, this topic is a very general one and the exact research topic is to be chosen by the students themselves. Download the brochure here.

Topic of Tallinn Academy
Topic of Tallinn Academy

After a two-months selection process, the 43 participants of our EUSTORY academies have been named. They come from Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, and Wales and will attend our academies in Berlin and Tallinn in September 2012.

Conference participants
Conference participants

Unconditional Basic Income

Imagine a country where every person receives a fixed amount of money, every month. Two Eustory alumni, Janosch Delcker and Zuzana Novakova, along with 4 other young Europeans, debated the controversial topic of Unconditional Basic Income (UBI) with an expert at a conference in Belfast in June. >> Watch an 11 min  video >>

Belgian History Competition Poster
Belgian History Competition Poster

Award Ceremony in Belgium in 2012

The award ceremony of the Belgian history competition took place on 27 June 2012 in the BELvue Museum in Brussels. The topic of the 5th competition round was "history in a suitcase". Apart from members of the jury and past winners of the competition, Gabriele Woidelko, managing director of EUSTORY, spoke at the event.

Group photo at award ceremony in Slovakia
Group photo at award ceremony in Slovakia

The award ceremony of the 7th Slovak history competition took place on 15 June 2012 in Bratislava. It was held under the auspices of MEP Peter Stastny. Along with the ceremony and the presentation of the winning works, there were interesting discussions with experts.

Finnish competition poster
Finnish competition poster

5th Finnish Competition Round 2012/2013

The new competition round in Finland 2012-2013 has been announced. The topic of the 5th Finnish EUSTORY history competition is “Two stories”. To find out more, please visit the competition’s website.

Slovenian Award Winners
Slovenian Award Winners

The award ceremony of the Slovene history competition 2012 took place in the Museum of Contemporary History in Ljubljana last Thursday, 31 May. On the photo you see the awarded participants.