Photo: Körber-Stiftung/David Ausserhofer
EUSTORY promotes a multi-faceted approach to commemoration and cross-border engagement while strengthening a dialogue about fundamental questions of European history.
EUSTORY connects civil society organisations from over 20 countries in Europe and beyond which conduct national history competitions.
With its activities, EUSTORY promotes a critical approach towards European history while actively involving young Europeans to shape a common commemoration culture.
“We believe that listening to others and telling our stories in an empathetic manner makes them understandable for people from diverse backgrounds and helps building a peaceful coexistence.”
EUSTORY Mission Statement
Nobel Peace Prize for MEMORIAL: Congratulations!
Our partner organisation MEMORIAL, one of the founding members of EUSTORY, has received the Nobel Peace Prize 2022. Russia's oldest NGO is honoured for its commitment to human rights.to article
Activists in Russia between Concealed Resistance and the Nobel Peace Prize (German)
The desire to enlighten and learn from history is a common thread running through the life and commitment of Irina Scherbakowa and her colleagues. Irina Scherbakova has been the face of the “other Russia” in Germany, not only since the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Russian human rights organization MEMORIAL International, which has since been liquidated in its own country. How does she look back on the founding years, and what are the challenges after the ban of the organization in Russia and the start of the Russian war against Ukraine?