International exhibition "Defenders"
On February 22, on the anniversary of the full-scale invasion of Russia on the territory of Ukraine, our partners, the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, presented the exhibition project "Defenders". This project is about brave, strong, heroic and beautiful people. Expressive photos of Ukrainian soldiers who have been stubbornly resisting total evil for more than a year, defending their native land and standing guard over the security of Europe and the world.
The photos were taken during the museum expedition, which took place in July 2022 with the support of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. General Director of the Museum Yuriy Savchuk and museum photographer-volunteer from Sweden, Andrzej Markevich, made a trip to the locations of military units. Being there, on the territory of Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa and Kyiv Oblasts, the museum staff photographed servicemen of various types and branches of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Thousands of kilometers were covered along the front line, the majestic figures of the defending soldiers were recorded.
Glory to the Armed Forces of Ukraine!
International Partnership Forum at Yad Vashem - the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, March 13-15, 2023
The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies is part of a large and friendly community of state and public organizations that implement Yad Vashem approaches in research, teaching, and methodological work. The 2023 Yad Vashem Partner Forum once again proved the importance of international cooperation and support, bringing together representatives of 55 countries. In the conditions of russia's full-scale war against Ukraine, the participants of the Forum expressed their sincere support for the UCHS in the fight against discrimination and xenophobia, caused by the war crimes and violation of human rights by the russian occupiers.[More]
Submission of works to the History and Lessons of the Holocaust Competition named after I.B. Medvinsky
Dear colleagues! We received more than 50 applications for participation in the Annual Competition of Students’ Research and Art Works "History and lessons of the Holocaust" named after I.B. Medvinsky.[More]
World War II on the map of Ukraine
In the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, a unique and extremely important project was presented - the digital cartographic project "World War II on the map of Ukraine".[More]
Forum of Ukraine Moderna magazine: Holocaust in Ukraine
In 2023, the international intellectual magazine "Ukraine Moderna" is preparing a special issue of the magazine: "Holocaust in Ukraine Forum: how the history of the crime is (not) written".[More]
Events within the international project "Memory Network" in the local history museum of Okhtyrka
On February 20, "DOCUpanorama" film club was opened in the museum. Spectators were representatives of the city's Jewish community, residents of Okhtyrka. The film "Wordless" directed by Anna Malakhova and Anna Dorozhko was on, the project's historical consultant was Andriy Usach. This film is about the Holocaust and the culture of memory.[More]