May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. On the occasion of this upcoming anniversary, Körber-Stiftung has now launched the digital commemoration project "Europe 1945-2020: Looking back, thinking forward" with young Europeans from about 20 member countries of the EUSTORY Network.
On the evening of 15 October, the opening ceremony of the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2019 will take place in Berlin. For three days, 120 young people from Europe and beyond will work in eight workshops on the topic “Winds of Change – Transitions in Europe”.
On 4 October 2019, the prizewinners of the 12th Iberian History Competition received their awards. About four hundred guests attended the ceremony at the emblematic library of the Real Maestranza de la Caballería de Ronda in Spain.
On the 80th anniversary of the German invasion of Poland, the German president attended the central commemoration ceremony in Warsaw. Three prizewinners of the German History Competition accompanied him.
The year 1989 is a symbol of the transitions in Europe. 30 years later, from 15 to 19 October 2019, the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit will bring together 120 young people from 30 countries in Europe and beyond in Berlin to explore how people experienced the transitions and what remains of the dream of a united Europe.
The signs in the Middle East conflict are pointing to storms ahead rather than to a period of relaxation. Despite this, history teachers from Israel and the Occupied Territories have embarked on a joint programme to improve cooperation in everyday life.
The 29th award ceremony of the Welsh EUSTORY History Competition was held on 5 July 2019 at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. About 4,858 young people participated in this year’s competition and set out to research on the topic of “My Heritage”.
The eleventh edition of Bulgaria's National History Competition on the topic of “Childhood in History” has successfully finished. The winners were awarded in an official ceremony, which was held in the Central Military Club Sofia on 22 June 2019.
On 21 June 2019, the winners of the 14th Slovak History Competition were awarded at the premises of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic in Bratislava under auspices of the Slovak Commission for UNESCO.