December 8 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. As part of the digital programme “#30PostSovietYears: Phantom Pasts or Everday Present?” 19 young people searched for traces of the past and show how the socialist past still affects their everyday lives today.
In over 20 countries, non-governmental organisations, foundations as well as history and civic education teacher organisations carry out historical research competitions for young people.
Detailed information about the organisations, their competitions and national activities can be found on the EUSTORY-website:
Every year, Körber-Stiftung organises a meeting of all member organisations in a different European country.
The international history festival for young Europeans, the “EUSTORY Next Generation Summit”, History Camps and online projects offer the prize winners of the national history competitions the chance to use history as a laboratory for international understanding. Across borders, they reflect on the relevance of history for their own lives, their families or their countries of residence. They present their project results in innovative formats:
The EUSTORY History Campus offers young Europeans the opportunity to engage in a cross-border exchange on current questions of commemoration, identity as well as values in the past and the present. The online platform, containing a public blog and closed groups, furthers international dialogue and understanding in Europe and highlights the perspectives of tomorrow’s makers of Europe.
The Editors’ Programme is an international qualification and participation programme for alumni from activities of Körber-Stiftung and the EUSTORY network. The Editors’ Group curates the EUSTORY History Campus Blog.