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Study - Trip “The Fate of Jewish Communities of Ukraine and France: A Comparison“

  • Annual Seminar in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Memorial de la Shoah

    The annual educational and methodological study trip to Memorial de la Shoah for Ukrainian educators took place on 19-24 December 2016. It was commonly organized by Memorial de la Shoah (France) and UCHS.
    15 participants had almost a week to visit memorial sites, exchange knowledge and experience with French colleagues, attend lectures and workshops by leading specialists

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  • 6th Annual Study-Trip for Ukrainian teachers to Memorial de la Shoah "The Fate of Jewish Communities in Ukraine and France: a Comparison".

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies together with Memorial de la Shoah (Paris) held on 14-19 December 2014 the sixth annual research-educational seminar for Ukrainian educators on World War II and the Holocaust in Europe. The seminar took place in Memorial de la Shoah in Paris

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  • Annual Study-Trip for Ukrainian teachers "The Fate of Jewish Communities in Ukraine and France: a Comparison".

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies together with Memorial de la Shoah (Paris) held on 14-19 October 2012 the fifth annual research-educational seminar for Ukrainian teacher-trainers and NGO-leaders on World War II and the Holocaust in Europe. The seminar took place in Memorial de la Shoah in Paris. In the course of the seminar the participants attended lectures of well-known French and Ukrainian specialists, visited sites and museums of Paris connected to the history of the Holocaust, present their own contributions into Holocaust education

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  • Annual Study-Trip for Ukrainian teachers "The Fate of Jewish Communities in Ukraine and France: a Comparison".

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies together with Memorial de la Shoah (Paris) are holding on 2-7 October 2011 the fourth annual research-educational seminar for Ukrainian teacher-trainers and NGO-leaders on World War II and the Holocaust in Europe. The seminar will take place in Memorial de la Shoah in Paris.
    In the course of the seminar the participants will be able to attend lectures of well-known French and Ukrainian specialists, visit sites and museums of Paris connected to the history of the Holocaust, present their own contributions into Holocaust education

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  • Third Research Seminar on Comparing the History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and France

    On 17 - 22 October 2010 Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and the well-known European research, educational and memorial center "Memorial de la Shoah" in Paris have for the third time in a row held a research seminar for Ukrainian history teachers on comparing the fates of Jewish communities under the Nazi occupation and the Holocaust on Ukrainian and French territories. This way the Centre continued the cooperation with the French colleagues.

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  • Second Research Seminar on Comparing the History of the Holocaust in Ukraine and France

    On 5 - 9 October 2009 Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and the well-known European research, educational and memorial center "Memorial de la Shoah" in Paris have for the second time held a research seminar for Ukrainian history teachers on comparing the fates of Jewish communities under the Nazi occupation and the Holocaust on Ukrainian and French territories. This way the Centre continued the cooperation with the French colleagues.
    15 participants of this seminar represented eight regions of Ukraine (Chernihiv, Chernivtsi, Poltava, Kyiv, Sumy, Sebastopol, Lviv, Ternopil). Traditionally, below are some of their feedback essays in Ukrainian.

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  • Educational Seminar on Comparative Studies of the Holocaust in Ukraine and France

    The seminar was organized by Memorial de la Shoah in Paris and Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies under the support of ITF. Among the participants were 15 Ukrainian teachers of History and Humanities, previously acquainted with the history of the Holocaust in Europe and Ukraine and having already taken part in educational projects of Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies and Belzec Memorial Museum.

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  • 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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