The new project Museums: Rethinking
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new project Museums: Rethinking. The project is being implemented by the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and aims to support local Ukrainian museums and cultural institutions, encourage their networking and communication with each other.
Our goal is to help cultural institutions rethink or create their own exhibitions or cultural events to highlight the history of the Holocaust and World War II in the context of russia's full-scale war against Ukraine.
The project will give participants the opportunity to:
- ● get acquainted with the work of 15 local cultural institutions that have already been selected as a result of the competition;
- ● receive individual or group consultations from experts;
- ● visit/receive colleagues from other project institutions;
- ● receive funding to implement specific changes in their own cultural institutions.
The project is aimed to create a professional space for learning and sharing, supporting each other and combining peer-to-peer learning.
The project is funded by the Stabilisation Fund for Culture and Education 2023 of the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut.
Ostrozhets: the Life and Death of the Jewish Community / Petro Dolhanov. — Kyiv : Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, 2023. — 90 p.[More]
On 17-19 November 2023, a seminar was held in Kyiv as part of the project Museums: Rethinking". For three days, participants shared experiences, chose strategies and tools to implement their innovative ideas and looked for possible ways of development. An important part of the seminar was discussions on rethinking work in the context of russia's war against Ukraine and a practical session on trauma-sensitive approaches in the field of exhibitions, events, and school projects.[More]
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.[More]
Special issue of the Ukraine Moderna magazine. The Holocaust in Ukraine: How the History of Crime is (Not) Written
This autumn, a new issue of Ukraine Moderna was published, devoted to contemporary research on the history of the Holocaust in Ukraine, reflections on conceptual approaches to the topic, current historiographical trends in Holocaust studies in Ukraine, and the current policy of commemorating its victims. In addition to academic articles, this issue presents a forum, a discussion of the topic by well-known Ukrainian and foreign historians.[More]
Holoby and Melnytsia: the Life and Death of the Jewish Communities / Petro Dolhanov. — Kyiv : UkrainianCenter for Holocaust Studies, 2023. — 138 p.[More]