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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», № 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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  • Series of webinars on the topic: Memory of Babyn Yar

    We´re excited to announce that the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies begins a new series of webinars on 29th October 2020. As the first webinar of eight, it offers information about the Memory of Babyn Yar, such as new methods for teachers using the possibilities of distant and mixed learning.

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  • “Hitler´s Furies. German Women in the Nazi Killing fields”

    The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies published an Ukrainian edition of Holocaust scholar Wendy Lower´s Book “Hitler´s Furies. German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields”.

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  • 80 Stumbling Stones for 80th Anniversary of Babyn Yar Tragedy.

    The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies invites teachers and students, non-formal education institutions, NGOs working with young people and educational centers from Kyiv to join our commemorative project dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar Tragedy “80 Stumbling Stones for 80th Anniversary of Babyn Yar Tragedy.

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  • Webinar "Work of memory. Working with memorials"

    September 25, 2020, the webinar "Work of memory. Working with memorials" dedicated to the 79th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy was organized for teachers from Kyiv.

    The webinar was held by the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and supported by Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University Postgraduate Studies Institute.

    The head of the Historical and Social Studies department, prof. Felix Levitas and the head of the UCHS, Dr. Anatolii Podolskyi delivered speeches on essential matters concerning working with collective memory.

    The host of the meeting Olha Limonova (the Formal Education department coordinator) involved the participants in a discussion regarding the Babyn Yar memorialization and shared different teaching techniques the participants could use with their students to commemorate the victims of Babyn Yar.

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