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About the EUSTORY History Campus

This is a space for young perspectives on current events, identity, history and its relevance for the present.

The EUSTORY History Campus gives voice to personal stories and perspectives on history and identity of young Europeans. It was initiated by Körber-Stiftung and the EUSTORY Network to show the interplay of history, society and current politics in order to achieve a sense of responsibility for a common Europe.

Critical thinking, creative approaches and the curiosity to develop new attitudes towards historical and social topics unite young people from more than 30 countries.

On the public blog young EUSTORY History Campus authors publish articles, opinion pieces and personal stories about topics related to history, society and identity.

During EUSTORY SummitsHistory Camps and online projects organised by Körber-Stiftung and EUSTORY, prize winners from EUSTORY history competitions meet and work together to use history as a laboratory for international understanding.


Editors' Group

The Editors receive coaching by journalists, set the agenda for the blog and support authors in the writing and editing process.


EUSTORY is an informal, international network of non-governmental organisations carrying out historical research competitions for youth in 25 European countries. It creates space for encounters and facilitates dialogue on shared European history and future in regular international youth seminars. Eventually it promotes the significance of history for a common European future through international conferences and workshops. EUSTORY was established in 2001 and since then more than 200,000 young Europeans participated in national EUSTORY history competitions. The EUSTORY prize winner activities and meetengs as well as EUSTORY Alumni projects set the basis for the EUSTORY History Campus. For more information see http://eustory.eu/about-us.html

Colloquial description for participants of EUSTORY activities and members of the network.

Click on <a href=”/register”>Register</a> and create your account by choosing a username and a password. Please, fill in the form as well. Only your name, place of residence, languages spoken and current occupation can be seen by other members of the platform. They are invisible to visitors of the website who are not registered for the internal part of the platform. Other personal details can only seen by administrators of the platform. At the end of the registration process you have to solve the small arithmetic to get the anti-spam code. After you received a confirmation via email, you can login.

All former participants of EUSTORY or Körber Foundation activities. Participants from partner organisations who participate in EUSTORY events can also become a part of our alumni network.

The EUSTORY History Campus is a platform for young Europeans who are interested in history and want to enter into a dialogue about history with their peers. In the public section of the platform we post articles about selected topics related to European history and identity. On this platform we also offer seminars and workshops for young Europeans from our networks and provide a safe space for exchange and discussions in the password-protected area and closed groups on our platform.

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🗣 Is your native language in danger of get extinct? Have you ever heard about Gaelic? Neasa (@neasa_s00) from 🇮🇪 Ireland tells us her personal hopes and thoughts about the future of her national language.
Read more about the prospect of a more than 2000 year old tradition on the #EUSTORY #HistoryCampus blog.

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Today is International Day of Friendship! What does friendship mean to you? Who do you think of when you hear the word friendship? Have you ever experienced a friendship that built bridges?

#EUSTORY #HistoryCampus blogger Phillip experienced a very special friendship that spanned years and crossed borders. Read more about how he met a group of people that became quite important to him and what role a map of #Poznan played in the relationship to his friends in his article on the #EUSTORY #HistoryCampus blog.

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Photo: Phillip Landgrebe

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Save the Date!

Today at 3 pm CEST (2 pm IST) the organisers of the Irish EUSTORY History Competition Breaking the SEAL, an initiative of The National University of Ireland Galway, are going to award the prize winners of the current history competition online! 🎉🏆

Watch the award ceremony live at 3 pm CEST (2 pm IST)
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Congratulations to all prize winners and to the organisers for the successful completion of the competition!

Photo: Breaking the SEAL

#HistoryCompetitions #Irleand #EUSTORY #EUSTORYNetwork #History

With sunshine ☀️outside and vacations having started, a lot of us probably think about travelling and discovering new places at this time of year. Even if maybe this year we can just travel in our imagination.

Perhaps things can help us with this kind of travel: A hairpin from Japan 🇯🇵 is the means by which a totally different world is brought to #EUSTORY #HistoryCampus blogger Varenka. Find out how this hairpin found its way to her and what it means to her in her article on the #EUSTORY #HistoryCampus blog.

💭 Do you have things that remind you of a certain person, place or event? Are there things that help you travel in your imagination? Let us know in the comments!

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#summer #travel #Japan #holiday #friendship #historymatters

“History is not just talking about the past but how it affects our present and future. And often, we don’t find history, but history finds us!”, says Decho (@decho_meeh289) from Bulgaria who found his great-grandfather’s high school diploma. 🎓 When Panayot Kirpikov received his high school diploma from the American College of Sofia in 1935, he probably couldn’t have known what impact this sheet of paper was going to have on his descendants.
Check out Decho’s blog post, where he describes how his family history shaped his identity and made him the person he is today.
👥What made you passionate about history? Are there certain events or family members who inspired you? Let us know in the comments!
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#HistoryCampus #EUSTORY #Identity #History #Ancestors #Diploma #Bulgaria #Europe #HistoryCompetition #Blog #Blogger #Writer

The currently high unemployment rate of young people and ways to ensure that young people are able to require the necessary skills to find employment and to shape their societies: Raising awareness for these topics is one of the goals of the World Youth Skills Day that the UN celebrates today, on 15 July.

On this day, let's have a look at #EUSTORY #HistoryCampus blogger Nadzeya's perspective on the situation of the youth in her home country Belarus: Why are so many young people leaving the country? What motivates others to stay? How does Nadzeya see the future of Belarus? Read the answers to these questions in Nadzeya's article on the #EUSTORY #HistoryCampus blog.

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