Teaching Materials against Antisemitism, Discrimination and Xenophobia (OCSE/ODIHR)
Continuation of the project “Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia”, October – November 2014
All-European educational project (comprising 16 countries including Ukraine) founded in 2005 by Anne Frank House and OSCE/ODIHR is back to Ukraine. Within the mentioned project three parts of the Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia for students and a teacher’s guide were published back in 2009.[More]
"Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia" Seminars held in Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Vinnytsa
As planned, on the 1st of October 2009 the series of Ukrainian implementation seminars withing the European OCSE/ODIHR project on Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia was launched. The seminars are aimed at secondary school teachers and set as a goal acquaintance of the teachers with Teaching Materials, methodology of their use in classroom, advice of Ukrainian expert-teachers, basic theoretical knowledge in Jewish history, xenophobia and anti-Semitism[More]
Launch of the Second Stage of the project "Teaching Materials against discrimination, xenophobia and anti-Semitism"
Early October 2009 became the starting point for the second stage of the all-European project "Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia". This all-European project under the aegis and support of OSCE/ODIHR (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights) and active involvement of the Anne Frank House (Amsterdam) started in Ukraine as long ago as 2005 and its first stage included development and publication of Ukrainian versions for three workbooks for secondary school students and a teachers' guide with methodical advice.[More]
Kiev. In March 2008 teaching materials for Ukrainian high school students on the topics of xenophobia, anti-Semitism and racism have been published.[More]
Being part of an international project initiated by the OSCE/ODIHR and the Anne Frank House the materials have been adapted for use in schools in several countries and are available in the official language of each partner state. In each case they were prepared and adapted with experts from the countries concerned, namely the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and the association "Nova Doba" for Ukraine.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (62), April-June, 2020 has been published.[More]
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?[More]
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.[More]
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.[More]
The official position of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies on the «Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center» (BYHMC) activities and projects
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[More]