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Trixi Steil and Lara Mia Padmadaban together with Vanessa von Kolpinski on the podium of the international conference "20 Years of Washington Principles: Ways into the Future" on 27 November 2018 | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Two EUSTORY Alumae on podium ofinternational conference | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Whose Art Is It?

At present, questions of looted art, loss of cultural assets and the restitution of art have regularly been in the headlines.  Who owns art today that was stolen 60 years ago and now hangs in museums? Two EUSTORY prizewinners presented their views at an international conference in Berlin.

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Afua Hirsch at EUSTORY Summit 2018 Opening Event | Photo: D. Ausserhofer
Afua Hirsch at EUSTORY Summit 2018 Opening Event | Photo: D. Ausserhofer

Can Europeans Remember Together?

Is there such a thing as a common memory in Europe - and do we need it at all? This was the guiding question at the "Youth for Peace" event which opened the EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2018 and an international youth meeting of the Franco-German Youth Foundation on 14 November 2018 in the Bolle Festsäle in Berlin.

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EUSTORY Summit 2018 Opening Event | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
EUSTORY Summit 2018 Opening Event | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

"Youth for Peace": Opening Event of EUSTORY Summit 2018

This year's EUSTORY Next Generation Summit of the Körber Foundation and the European Youth Meeting "Youth for Peace - 100 Years After World War I, 100 Ideas for Peace" of the Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO) and its partners will be opened with a joint kick-off event on 14 November in Berlin, Germany.

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Award ceremony in the library of the Real Maestranza de la Caballeria de Ronda | Photo: Centro Imagen
Award ceremony in the library of the Real Maestranza de la Caballeria de Ronda | Photo: Centro Imagen

Iberian Award Ceremony 2018

On 26 October 2018, the prizewinners of the 11th Iberian History Competition received their awards at the emblematic library of the Real Maestranza de la Caballeria de Ronda in Spain.

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Award ceremony in the library of the Real Maestranza de la Caballeria de Ronda | Photo: Centro Imagen
Award ceremony in the library of the Real Maestranza de la Caballeria de Ronda | Photo: Centro Imagen

Iberian Award Ceremony 2018

On 26 October 2018, the prizewinners of the 11th Iberian History Competition received their awards at the emblematic library of the Real Maestranza de la Caballeria de Ronda in Spain.

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Belarusian awardee at the ceremony inside the Azgur Museum in Minsk | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Belarusian awardee at the ceremony inside the Azgur Museum in Minsk | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Young People Shape Eastern European Culture of Remembrance

Kiev, Minsk, Chisinau, Tbilisi - in the summer of 2018, these capitals clearly demonstrated how valuable the examination of local and family history by young people can be for societies in Eastern Europe.

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EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2018 | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
EUSTORY Next Generation Summit 2018 | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

EUSTORY Summit 2018: Making Peace with History

One hundred years after the end of the First World War, this year's EUSTORY Next Generation Summit focuses on war and peace in Europe. Prize winners and alumni of national history competitions from 25 European countries will come together in November in Berlin to investigate ways of cross-border understanding.

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German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier | Photo: David Ausserhofer
German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier | Photo: David Ausserhofer

German Federal President Calls for Participation in History Competition

"Enough Is Enough - Crisis, Change, a New Beginning" is the topic of the 26th call for entries for the Federal President's History Competition. From 1 September 2018 to 28 February 2019, all children and young people in Germany under the age of 21 will be invited to search for historical traces.

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History teachers exchanging experiences | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
History teachers exchanging experiences | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Russian-German Teachers’ Encounter

In a time of tense political relations, some of the most active and experienced history competition tutors from Russia and Germany met in Berlin on 25 June for an exchange about their activities in the competitions.

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