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  • Educational and methodological R. Kuwalek study trip “History of the Holocaust in Western Ukraine and Eastern Poland”

    2-7 December 2019 the XII educational and methodological R. Kuwalek study trip “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland”  took place as a joint project by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and the Lublin based Osrodek «Brama Grodska – Teatr NN». 14 educators and multipliers had a possibility to visit memorial sites and take part in thematic workshops and lectures.

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  • Educational and methodological R. Kuwalek study trip “History of the Holocaust in Western Ukraine and Eastern Poland”

    2-7 December 2019 the XII educational and methodological R. Kuwalek study trip “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland”  took place as a joint project by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and the Lublin based Osrodek «Brama Grodska – Teatr NN». 14 educators and multipliers had a possibility to visit memorial sites and take part in thematic workshops and lectures.

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  • XIth Annual R. Kuwalek Study Trip “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland”

    On 15-20 of October 2018 the XIth educational and methodological R. Kuwalek study trip “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland” was held in Ukraine and Poland. This year 16 participants visited memory sites in Lviv, Zhovkva, Rava-Ruska, Lublin, former territory of the Janowska concentration camp, Lysynychy mass grave site, Majdanek State Museum and Bellec Museum and Memorial.

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  • 9th Annual R. Kuwalek Study Trip “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland”, 22-27 August 2016

    On 22-27 August 2016 Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (Kyiv) in cooperation with Center “Teatr Brama Grodzka NN” (Lublin) and Center for Urban History of East-Central Europe (Lviv) held the 9th annual educational and methodical study trip for teachers of history and humanities “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland”. The seminar gave much space for discussions and exchange of experience.

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  • 8th Annual R. Kuwalek Study Trip “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland”

    On 3-8 October 2015 Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (Kyiv) in cooperation with Center “Teatr Brama Grodzka NN” (Lublin) and Center for Urban History of East-Central Europe (Lviv) are holding the 8th annual educational and methodical study trip for teachers of history and humanities “History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland” named after Robert Kuwalek. The study trip became possible owing to the support of American Jewish Committee and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany.

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  • 7th annual seminar “Holocaust history on the territories of Western Ukraine and Poland” June 24-29, 2014

    On the 24-29th of June 2014, Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (Kyiv) in cooperation with The State Museum of Majdanek and Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv) with the help of American Jewish Committee, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture and Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany held the Seventh annual scholar-methodic seminar for history teachers and young Ukrainian scholars “Holocaust history on the territories of Western Ukraine and Poland”.

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  • Research-Methodical Seminar "History of the Holocaust on the territories of Western Ukraine and Poland" 7-12 December 2013

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in cooperation with Majdanek State Museum (Poland) and Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv) under the support of Claims Conference held on 7-12 December 2013 the following, 6th annual research and methodical seminar for Ukrainian teachers of history and humanities. Traditionally, the seminar comprised lectures and discussions combined with visits to the sites of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Poland.

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  • Research-Methodical Seminar "History of the Holocaust on the territories of Western Ukraine and Poland"

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in cooperation with Belzec Memorial Museum, Majdanek National Museum (Poland) and Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv) and under the support of American Jewish Committee and Claims Conference held on 13-18 August 2011 a research-methodical seminar for Ukrainian secondary school teachers of history and humanities "History of the Holocaust on the territories of Western Ukraine and Poland".

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  • Research-Methodical Seminar "History of the Holocaust on the territories of Western Ukraine and Poland"

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in cooperation with Belzec Memorial Museum and Majdanek National Museum (Poland) and under the support of American Jewish Committee and Claims Conference are holding on 14-20 August 2010 a research-methodical seminar for Ukrainian secondary school teachers of history and humanities "History of the Holocaust on the territories of Western Ukraine and Poland".

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  • Educational and Methodical Seminar for Teachers in Poland

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies with the support of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine and in cooperation with Belzec Memorial Museum and Majdanek State Museum held an educational and methodical seminar for Ukrainian teachers of history and humanities "History of the Holocaust in the West of Ukraine and Poland" on 31 March - 5 April 2009. 

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  • The Holocaust in Poland and Ukraine Scholarly Seminar for Ukrainian Students

    In mid April 2008 Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies together with the Polish colleagues from Majdanek and Belzec Memorial Museums held a joint scholarly seminar for students of history and humanities from different Ukrainian universities. The seminar covered various aspects of Jewish life and history in Galitsia (Western Ukraine and Eastern Poland) in the interwar period and during the Nazi occupation of these territories. This was the second such undertaking of the Centre and our Polish partners (first seminar held in March 2007 included history teachers and university students) and we will be doing our best to make this seminar a tradition for educators and future scholars of Ukraine.

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  • Educational Tour to the Belzec Memorial Museum

    The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in cooperation with the Belzec Memorial Museum and with financial support American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Claims Conference organized an educational Seminar for Ukrainian students and teachers in Poland from the 15th of March until the 21st of March. The main aim of the project was the visit to one of the concentration camps, often left out of the “usual” Holocaust history trips to Poland. Belzec has opened the new memorial site and the museum at the place of the former concentration camp in June 2004.

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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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