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  • Bulletin «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (62), 2020

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  • Bulletin «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 4 (64), 2020

    Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 4 (64), October-December, 2020 has been published.

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  • Roads of Memory: How to Organize Memorial Visits to Mass Grave Sites

    We would like to present guidelines for teachers, students and anyone wishing to contribute to commemorate Ukrainian Jews and Roma, who were cruelly murdered during WWII. The book aims to help organize educational trips to local memorial sites and mass graves. It is based on the experience of the Protecting Memory Project and its participating teachers and local activists.

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  • Clara’s War: One Girl’s Story of Survival

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies is glad to announce the Ukranian edition of “Clara’s War: One
    Girl’s Story of Survival” by Clara Kramer.

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  • Memorial Dates in December

    Reminder of the project: “Babyn Yar, memory against history’s background” We want to draw your attention to four special days in December and our Teacher’s interactive guidebook.

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  • (No) Child History

    We already wrote about the UCHS‘s new project

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    Now we will finally tell you more about it: Our project “(No) Child History“, which is also a travelling exhibition, tells the stories of 11 children and young adults (Jewish people, Sinti & Roma, Ukrainians) during World War 2 and Holocaust. The characters are describing their experiences with persecution, discrimination, resistance etc...By following the exhibition, you will learn about their lives, personal views and relations.

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  • Learning from the past – Acting for the future: Learning about Holocaust history and human rights,2020

    The educational cooperation between UCHS and the Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (New York) continued in October and November 2020. After several changes of date and intense preparations the online-school for about 30 attendees from all over the country finally started. During 9 online-meetings participants and lecturers talked about the integration of Holocaust education into the topic of human rights. Furthermore, possible ways to improve the current situation in our educational establishments have been discussed.

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  • Bulletin «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (63), 2020

    Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (63), July-September, 2020 has been published.

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The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (UCHS) was established in 2002. It is a non-governmental organization founded in partnership with I. Kuras Institute for Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The main directions of the UCHS's activities embrace Holocaust research and Holocaust education. The research direction comprises regional aspects of the Holocaust on Ukrainian lands; reflection of the Holocaust in the mass-media of the Nazi-occupied Ukraine; Nazi ideology and the mechanisms of its implementation, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, comparative research of the Holocaust and other cases of genocide. The UCHS holds scholarly conferences and seminars on these issues. In frames of the educational activities the UCHS consults Holocaust history teachers of secondary schools and higher educational establishments, promotes the creation of curricula and manuals on the Holocaust, organizes annual competitions of students' research and art works. Alongside with the main working directions the UCHS is actively involved into publishing and has its own periodical editions: semi-annual scholarly journal "Holocaust and Modernity" and bi-monthly informative-pedagogical bulletin "Lessons of the Holocaust". The UCHS also participates in international projects in alliance with academic and educational institutions all over the world.

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