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  • A New Edition of Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies: Michael Hauptman «Forgotten Tombs»

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies is pleased to present a new edition of the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series. «The Daughter we have always wanted. The story of Marta» is the first edition of the Center, which has been adapted for readers over 10 years old. The original book was created by Yad Vashem and the Ukrainian version appeared upon the initiative of the NGO «Helsinki Initiative-XXI» – localized in Chortkiv, Marta’s birthtown. Thanks to Tigran Sogoyan, this story talks to us not only through text and family photos, but also through wonderful illustrations. A new publication within the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series appeared.

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  • A new edition in the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series: The Story of Marta

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies is pleased to present a new edition of the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series. «The Daughter we have always wanted. The story of Marta» is the first edition of the Center, which has been adapted for readers over 10 years old.

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  • New publications by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies

    In the series “Library of the Holocaust Memoirs” of UCHS the Ukrainian edition of the diary by Michael Diment, a native from the village Svynyuhy (now Pryvitne, Lokachy region, Volhyn oblast) who survived the Holocaust in Volhyn, was published. In the 1970s and 1980s the diary was translated from Yiddish into English by his son Shmuel Yahalom. “The Lone Survivor: A Diary of the Lukacze Ghetto and Svyniukhy” , edited by Shalom Yahalom (Diment), Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, 2016, 200 p.

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  • It Was Here That I Felt a Human Again...

    «Тільки тут я відчув себе людиною...». Історичні та методичні матеріали до документального фільму «З Галичини до Ааргау». – К.:Український центр вивчення історії Голокосту, 2014. – 92 с. (It Was Here That I Felt a Human Again… Historical and methodological materials to the documentary film “From Galicia to Aargau”)

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  • New edition to start the UCHS series “Library of the Holocaust Memoirs”

    New edition to start the UCHS series “Library of the Holocaust Memoirs” The book “Light in Darkness”, by Phyllis Sterling Jacobs is, as said in subtitle “as survivor’s story by Simon Sterling as told to Phyllis Sterling Jacobs” – the moving and deep dialogue between the daughter and her father, who only in 1980s could find strength and courage to tell his story of survival in Ukrainian-Polish borderland during the events of the Holocaust and the following return to life in Germany and the USA. Around 2000 the daughter found strength to share this story.

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  • 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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