History of the Holocaust in Ukraine: Research, Education, Commemoration. Educational seminar-school
On August 13-17, 2023, the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies held its annual educational seminar-school "The History of the Holocaust in Ukraine: Research, Education, Commemoration" in Kyiv. The seminar-school was attended by 25 teachers of history and other social studies from 14 regions of the country.
During the school, the participants discussed various aspects of the history of the Holocaust in Ukraine and Europe, the policies of totalitarian regimes, Ukrainian-Jewish relations in the interwar period and during the Holocaust, the ideology of Nazi anti-Semitism, interdisciplinary approaches to the history of the Holocaust, other genocides of World War II and the present, issues of historical memory, the impact of russia's war against Ukraine on Holocaust research, teaching, and commemoration, and other relevant topics. A significant part of the program was devoted to the discussion of Holocaust history teaching methods at school.
We thank the Armed Forces of Ukraine for this opportunity!
The event was held with the financial support of the Transnational Project "Learning to Remember" by the Düsseldorf Jewish Community, American Jewish Committee and Associations of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine (VAAD).
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