Category Archives: Traces of History

From childhood tales to a historical research work

Author: Noelia Blas Guillén Country: Spain Competition Topic: “My Family in History” (2012) Research Title: “Tales of My Childhood.” Noelia loved the times she stayed at her grandparents and she loved to listen to the stories they told her. When … Continue reading

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7777 – From Ravensbrück to Kristianstad: Traces of History

Author: Fanny Jonsson Country: Sweden Competition Topic: “(E) MIGRATION – Emigration and immigration in a local perspective” (2011/2013) Research Title: “From Ravensbrück to Kristianstad.” (2013) Fanny has been learning a lot about WWII in school. So much, in fact, that … Continue reading

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“The Grand Hotel Axenstein as an example for tourism and the hotel industry during the Belle Époque in the centre of Switzerland”

Researched by Michèle Steiner Born in 1995 in Schwyz, Switzerland “The Grand Hotel Axenstein as an example for tourism and the hotel industry during the Belle Époque in the centre of Switzerland”.” (2013) The Belle Époque describes the time between … Continue reading

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„A farewell to Poland, a farewell to Russia. The history of three Polish-Russian marriages.”

Estera Sendecka Born in 1993, Kraków, Poland High school graduate, future Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities student (Jagiellonian University) Topic of the 2011/2012 Polish History Competition: Poles and Russians in the 20th Century – Recorded and Effaced Stories Estera’s … Continue reading

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Traces of History: “Multiculturalism in Slovakia in the 20th century – the Bulgarian minority”

Kristina Christozova Born in 1995 in Martin, Slovakia “Multiculturalism in Slovakia in the 20th century – the Bulgarian minority” (2012) Kristina was born into a bicultural family – her mother is Slovak and her father is Bulgarian. Her mother and … Continue reading

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“Bravery and strength: the story of my explorations concerning my grandmother’s time in post-WW2 Europe”

“Bravery and strength: the story of my explorations concerning my grandmother’s time in post-WW2 Europe”(2012). Sjur’s competition entry is the story of his Israeli grandmother’s time in Budapest, Hungary from 1946 to 1948, as well as her journey from Israel … Continue reading

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Traces of History: The scandals around Wilhelm Gräfer over the course of time and societal changes

Topic of the German History Competition 2010/2011: Scandals in History Topic of research paper: The scandals around Wilhelm Gräfer over the course of time and societal changes Authors: Malte Leimbach, Maria Junker, Jan Schmelter Gräfer was mayor of the town … Continue reading

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