Centropa Educational Seminar in Kyiv
At the beginning of April, an educational and methodical seminar for English- and History teachers was held in Kyiv, organized by our partners, Vienna educational center Centropa.
The topic of the seminar was the introduction of interactive resources on the issues of teaching the history of the Holocaust. Teachers from different parts of Ukraine practiced the methods and multimedia of Centropa's interactive resources in combination with mentoring classes and practical cases, discussed films, podcasts, created and presented methodological improvements.
Commemoration Day of Ukrainians who saved Jews during the Holocaust
Ukrainian philosopher and human rights activist Myroslav Marynovych called the Righteous Among the Nations "Those who restore faith in humanity." May 14 is the Day of Commemoration of Ukrainians who saved Jews during World War II. Who are the Righteous Among the Nations, when did this title appear, and who is it given to?[More]
Young People Reflect on Holocaust and the Second World War Educational Project. Remembrance of the Holocaust in Wartime Webinar
Our partners, Kyiv educational center “Tolerspace” posted a video recording of the webinar for history teachers "Remembrance of the Holocaust in Wartime", which was conducted by UCHS.[More]
Webinar “Remembrance of the Holocaust in wartime”
For almost 80 years, traditional forms and methods of honouring the victims of the Holocaust have been formed. One of the key narratives: “to study the history of the Holocaust in order to prevent it from happening again” has been formed as well. The war and the subsequent full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine have changed the context of the narrative about genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.[More]
The Holocaust: What was the post-war context? Interview on Hromadske Radio
On April 24, 2023, Anatolii Podolskyi, the director of UCHS, gave an interview to Hromadske Radio as part of the "Meetings" project. The interview was devoted to the problem of the post-war life of those who suffered during the Second World War, from the anti-human, criminal ideology and practice of National Socialism, and how does it apply to modern Ukraine? What awaits us after the Victory in relations between people who received different experiences during the russian aggression. Fates of people in occupation, refugees, at the front, etc.[More]
The exhibition (No)Children Stories is open again
After a long break from February 2022, the exhibition "(No)Children Stories" resumes its journey through educational institutions of Ukraine. Since the fall 2022, the project team, together with the guides and teachers who worked with the exhibition in previous years, have considered what and how should be changed in the approaches in work with the exhibition now, taking into account the tragic experience of the full-scale Russian-Ukrainian war. These changes are recorded in the online publication - Addendum to the guide for the exhibition.[More]