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  • Annual Education school-seminar "The Holocaust history in Ukraine: research, teaching, memories", 2020

    On the 15th-29th of July 2020, the first part of the Education school-seminar "The Holocaust history in Ukraine: research, teaching, memories", an annual project held by the Ukrainian Centre for Holocaust Studies, took place. This year we received more than 70 applications from teachers, university professors, museum workers, and educators from 14 oblasts of Ukraine; 24 of them were chosen to participate in the seminar. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the seminar happens in two steps: the first online part was conducted in July, and the second one will happen in Autumn, either online or in Kamianets Podilskyi.

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  • Educational seminar-summer school on the Holocaust history in Ukraine, Lutsk

    Educational seminar-summer school on the Holocaust history in Ukraine took place in Lutsk. As usual during the seminar participants attended lectures on the following topics: peculiarities of the Holocaust history in European context (Anatolii Podolskyi)

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  • Educational seminar-summer school on the Holocaust history in Ukraine, Zhytomyr 2018

    2-7 July 2018 in Zhytomyr the annual seminar-school took place, titled “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine: Studies, Education, Commemoration.” 

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  • Annual educational seminar-school in Holocaust studies and teaching about the Holocaust, Mykolayiv 2017

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, in cooperation with Yad Vashem (Jerusalem) and under the support of the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine, Vaad of Ukraine and the Eurasian Jewish Congress held on 25 – 30 June 2017 the annual seminar-school in Holocaust studies and teaching about the Holocaust. This year the seminar took place in Ochakiv, near Mykolayiv.

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  • Annual Educational Seminar-School in Holocaust Studies and Teaching about the Holocaust, Chernivtsi 2016

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, in cooperation with Yad Vashem (Jerusalem) and under the support of the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine, Vaad of Ukraine and the Eurasian Jewish Congress held on 30 June – 5 July 2016 the annual seminar-school in Holocaust studies and teaching about the Holocaust.

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  • Annual Educational Seminar-School in Holocaust Studies and Education in Ukraine Kirovohrad, 18-23 August 2015

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, in cooperation with Yad Vashem (Jerusalem) and under the support of the Eurasian Jewish Congress and the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine held on 18-23 August 2-15 in Kirovohrad their annual seminar-school in Holocaust Studies and Education in Ukraine. The seminar gathered up to 30 participants, teachers of history and humanities from 13 oblasts of Ukraine as well as representatives from Belarus and Moldova.

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  • Educational Seminar-School in Holocaust Studies and Education in Ukraine. Chernihiv, August 2014

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in cooperation with Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem and under the support of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress and the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine held in summer 2014 its annual seminar-school in Holocaust studies and education for Ukrainian teachers of history and civics. The seminar took place in Chernihiv and gathered educators from 12 regions of Ukraine.

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  • Annual Seminar in Holocaust Studies and Education, Poltava, 2013

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (UCHS) in cooperation with Yad Vashem Authority in Jerusalem and Euroasian Jewish Congress held on 30 June - 5 July 2013 the annual educational seminar in issues of Holocaust history and education for teachers of history and humanities. This year teachers from all over Ukraine and also Belarus and Moldova gathered in Poltava, Ukraine. Moreover, participants of 2013 had a chance to take part in an experiment: for the first time the annual seminar by UCHS lasted for 6 days, more than twice of the usual length.

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  • Annual Seminar for History Teachers, 2012

    This year Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies held their traditional annual educational and methodical seminar in Holocaust Studies and education in Khmelnitsky on 4 - 6 June 2012. As always, it was aimed at teachers of history and humanities of Ukrainian secondary schools.

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  • Educational and Methodical Seminar in Holocaust History for Ukrainian Secondary School Teachers, Cherkasy, Ukraine

    In 2012, after repeated invitations from our good colleagues, the annual seminar in Holocaust history was held in Cherkasy. Our friends, local educators, did a lot to help with organizing and content issues. But besides good colleagues the UCHS needed also financial support to run the event. And such came from the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine.

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  • Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies announces education-methodical seminar in Holocaust history

    UCHS in cooperation with Yad Vashem Authority (Jerusalem) announces for summer 2011 an education-methodical seminar in the history of the Holocaust in Ukraine and issues of Holocaust education in Ukrainian schools. The seminar is aimed at teachers of history and civics of Ukrainian secondary schools. During the seminar exchange will take the form of lectures, discussions, trainings and guided tours to cover various aspects of the Holocaust history on Ukrainian lands and in Europe, specially focusing on policies of totalitarian regimes towards Jews, Nazi genocide against Jews, resistance movement, Ukrainian-Jewish relations in pre-war time and during the Holocaust, ideology of Nazi anti-Semitism etc. Part of the discussions will also touch upon methods of Holocaust education in the secondary school

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  • Seminar for History Teachers in Kremenets, 2010

    On 22- 23 August 2010 Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies held an educational and methodical seminar on the history of the Holocaust in Ukraine and issues of teaching about this topic. The seminar was organized for teachers of history and humanities of Ukrainian secondary educational establishments.

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  • 2nd Educational-methodical Selective Seminar for Ukrainian History Teachers

    From 20-22 August 2009 the second "Educational-methodical Selective Seminar for Ukrainian History Teachers" took place in Yaremche, Ivano-Frankivsk region due to the financial support of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research (ITF).

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  • Scientific-methodical seminar for history teachers from the Eastern Ukraine

    15-16th of August 2008 Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies with the support of the International Task Force, in cooperation with the Yad-Vashem Authority (Jerusalem) All-Ukrainian Association of Teachers of History, Civic Education and Social Studies "NOVA DOBA" organises in Kharkiv a scientific-methodical seminar for history teachers on Holocaust studies and education. Teachers from 6 eastern regions of Ukraine (Chernigiv,Sumy,Donetsk,Lugansk and Kharkiv) will take part in this seminar totaling to 25-30 participants. Lectures, workshops and round-table discussions on the history and modern historiography of the Holocaust on the territory of Ukraine, comprehension of this topic in literature and philosophy, modern methodology of teaching the Holocaust will be included in the programme of the seminar.The lectures will be delivered by the best teachers of this topic, scholarls and teachers-methodists

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  • “Educational-Methodical Seminar on the History of the Holocaust for Ukrainian Schoolteachers” from 26th to 28th August

    The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust studies announces the “Educational-Methodical Seminar on the History of the Holocaust for Ukrainian Schoolteachers” in Mukachevo. The main tasks of this seminar are to explain the reasons for the Holocaust, why it happened, its terrifying content, consequences and to give a guideline to the teachers, what and how to teach, if they are teaching about the Holocaust at their lessons.

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  • All-ukrainian teachers' seminar

    On February 9-11th, 2006 Ukrainian Centre for Holocaust Studies under the support of the Yad Vashem - the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority (Jerusalem), Fund ICHEC and International Task Force are conducting an educative-methodical seminar on Holocaust History in Ukraine in Lviv. 45 teachers from various cities of Ukraine have been chosen as participants. Lectures and workshops were given by specialists from Ukraine, Great Britain, Israel, and Germany.

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Latest News

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

    Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (62), April-June, 2020 has been published.

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  • Memories of the ongoing war

    On the 7th of August 2020, the Educational Human Rights House in Chernihiv hosted a discussion on the importance of remembrance culture nowadays. It has been seven years since the military conflict in Ukraine started, and it has already become a part of our history. The knowledge of these events is contributing to the national heritage and political culture. How to preserve the memories of the events that happened in the past and are happening right now? What can we learn from the examples of the Holocaust remembrance and commemoration of other horrible events that took place in the twentieth century?

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  • News from the project "Babyn Yar: memory against history’s background.

    We are glad to introduce the new chapter of the Teachers' interactive guidebook "Memorable dates". Now there are more than 66 materials available for teachers, including readymade lessons, practical and educational sessions, quests, etc. that concern memorable dates. The activities we offer can be applied to classes dedicated to those dates. We will monthly post notifications about the upcoming dates to be commemorated with regards to the Babyn Yar history materials.

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  • "The Holocaust and city: space of murders – space of destruction"

    The first issue of the urban studies journal "City: history, culture, society" has been published. The issue is called "The Holocaust and city: space of murders – space of destruction" and covers the topic of the Holocaust in urban spaces.

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  • The official position of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies on the «Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center» (BYHMC) activities and projects

    Dear colleagues,

    During July and August, the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Centre has been sending out the information of their cooperation within a shared project with the pro-Russian foundation Babyn Yar Memorial Center.

    The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies takes a stand against the activities of this organization in Ukraine. All of you are conscious citizens who are capable of making their own decision on whether to participate in the project or not (as well as the other projects of this organization). However, we at the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies find it important to remind the alumni of our projects and events of our position to boycott the private foundation projects financed by Russian donations

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