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  • New publication in cooperation with the Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights

    Вчимося з минулого — діємо заради майбутнього. Міждисциплінарний підхід до освіти про Голокост, права людини та міжкультурної освіти / Оана Нестіан-Санду ; пер. з англ. Катерина Малишевська. — Київ : Український центр вивчення історії Голокосту, 2023. — 100 с.

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  • How to teach about the Holocaust after 24 February 2022

    The publication contains recommendations for teachers who already teach about the Holocaust but need advice on what must change with regard to the ongoing russian war of aggression against Ukraine. The guidelines were prepared by a working group of teachers in cooperation with Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in the summer of 2022.

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  • (No)Children Stories: a guide for the exhibition

    We are happy to present the next publication by UCHS. The manual was created for students and teachers planning to use and be guides for the real or interactive versions of the exhibition “(No)Children Stories”. This manual will explain the concept of the exhibition, ways of delivering the materials, tricks on how to prepare the exhibition for public use. Future guides will be able to read through useful advice on preparation and leading the guided tours, cooperation with each other and the visitors.

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  • Roads of Memory: How to Organize Memorial Visits to Mass Grave Sites

    We would like to present guidelines for teachers, students and anyone wishing to contribute to commemorate Ukrainian Jews and Roma, who were cruelly murdered during WWII. The book aims to help organize educational trips to local memorial sites and mass graves. It is based on the experience of the Protecting Memory Project and its participating teachers and local activists.

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  • Let Us Remember. History and Lessons of the Holocaust. Works by Young Researchers

    This is a collection of the research works by winners of the All-Ukrainian I.B. Medvinsky Competition of Students’ Research and Art Works “History and Lessons of the Holocaust” in the years of 2010 – 2019. This competition is one of the most important annual events by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies.

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  • Let Us Remember. History and Lessons of the Holocaust. Works by Young Artists

    This collection presents the best student art and literary works from the All-Ukrainian I.B. Medvinsky Competition of Students’ Research and Art Works “History and Lessons of the Holocaust” in the years of 2010 – 2019. The art projects touch on a variety of topics dealing with the history of Ukrainian Jews during WWII, the Holocaust on the territory of Ukraine.

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  • Our first publication on countering antigypsyism

    “Roma: Myths and Facts. A Teacher’s Guide on Countering Antigypsyism” – is a publication prepared to combat prejudice against Roma in Ukrainian society. The authors use their extensive experience to offer ways of deconstruction of the popular myths though reflection, critical thinking and historical education. 

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  • A collection of methodological materials on Babyn Yar memory

    The collection by the name “Babyn Yar: Memory against History’s Background. A Guide for Teachers” represents a number of sample lesson plans and commemorative event plans based on the virtual exhibition under the same name and a documentary “Babyn Yar in Search of Memory”. 

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  • In First Person: History of the Holocaust in Testimonies

    An educational reader “In First Person: History of the Holocaust in Testimonies” is a collection of texts gathered for educational work within the Protecting Memory Project on preserving and memorializing the Holocaust mass graves on the Ukrainian territory

     

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  • History of the Holocaust: Education and Commemoration. A Teachers’ Guide

    This guide for teachers comprises materials, developed within educational events of the Protecting Memory Project on preserving and memorializing the Holocaust mass graves on the Ukrainian territory.

     

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  • A Collection of Best Students' Research Works in 2006-2009 printed

    Holocaust History and Lessons: A Collection of Student Research Papers, 2006-2009 - K .: Ukrainian Center for the Study of the Holocaust; Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, 2010. - 400 p.

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  • Teaching materials on the history of Jews and anti-Semitism in Europe published in Ukraine

    Kyiv. In March 2008 teaching materials for Ukrainian high school students on the topics of xenophobia, anti-Semitism and racism have been published.
    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.

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  • New Books by Ukrainian Centre for Holocaust Studies in Co-operation with Anne Frank House

    In summer 2007 the Centre published two books in frames of the international project “Holocaust and Tolerance Education in Ukraine”.

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Latest News

  • Studying the history of the Holocaust tragedy in the Academy of the State Penitentiary Service: Relevance, Opportunities and Challenges

    On 2 May 2024, the Penitentiary Academy of Ukraine in Chernihiv hosted a roundtable discussion "Studying the History of the Holocaust Tragedy in the Academy: Relevance, Opportunities, and Challenges", which was joined by scholars and students of the Academy, Director of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, PhD Anatolii Podolskyi; Head of the Jewish Community of Chernihiv Oleksandr Chevan; and representative of the Jewish Museum in Krakow Viktoria Mudrytska.

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  • The Modern Russian-Ukrainian War as a Conflict of Values and Ideologies

    On 2 May 2024, the I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies hosted the VI panel discussion "The Modern Russian-Ukrainian War as a Conflict of Values and Ideologies". The event was organised by the I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine, the Institute of History of Ukraine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and the H.S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

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  • Rava-Ruska: the Life and Death of the Jewish Community

    Rava-Ruska: the Life and Death of the Jewish Community/ Petro Dolhanov. — Kyiv : Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, 2023. — 94 p.

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  • Public lecture at H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University

    On April 25, 2024, Anatolii Podolskyi will give an online public lecture at the Educational and Methodological Centre of the Faculty of History and Law of H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University on the topic "Threats of Totalitarianism Today. Theoretical and methodological aspects" 

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  • The banality of evil: from Auschwitz to Mariupol

    The YouTube channel "10 Questions to a Historian" featured an interview about the history of the Auschwitz death camp, which has become an undisputed symbol of Nazi crimes in World War II. This is the story of how some people (including educated and seemingly mentally healthy people) killed other people on a scale and systematic basis that had never been seen before. The "banality of evil" was that the virtue of loyalty turned bureaucrats into committed genocide performers.

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