Educational Course “Genocide of Jews in Europe: Perspectives and Approaches”, 2016
On August 26, 2016 the main element of the educational course “Genocide of Jews in Europe: Perspectives and Approaches” has finished. It was a study trip of the participants - researchers, educators and young professionals - to the Museum and Memorial “House of the Wannsee Conference”. During the seminar in Berlin the participants visited memorial sites and museums, had an introduction into memorial policies and practices in Germany, discussed perspectives and approaches to studies and education about WWII and the Holocaust in Ukraine and Germany. The educational course was planned and implemented by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in cooperation with the Museum and Memorial “House of the Wannsee Conference” under the support of the German Embassy in Ukraine. And on November 11, 2016 the Embassy hosted final follow-up meeting of the participants and organizers of the educational course. The attendees tried to compare memorial policies and practices in Ukraine and Germany, presented their plans for future research and ideas for cooperation.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (67), July-October, 2021 has been published.[More]
From October 28 to November 1 in 2021, the five-day seminar-school “Learning from the Past -Acting for the Future” took place in Pushcha-Vodytsia. Twenty-five educators from all around Ukraine participated in the program. The seminar-school aims to improve the level of learning about the history of the Holocaust and human rights in Ukraine. It provides an opportunity to combine Ukrainian and international experience in teaching these topics and the relevance of historical events in the present.[More]
On 30th September 2021, the first „stumbling stone” was installed on the sidewalk of Frolovska street, 3 in Kyiv. This first small memorial plaque made of brass honors Liudmyla Tkach who was lucky enough to survive the crimes of Babyn Yar as a five-year-old child.[More]
Memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the start of murders in Babyn Yar
As the first real-life conference after a long period of online events, on 23-24 September 2021 the seminary about the memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust took place in Taras Shevchenko University Kyiv.[More]
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (66), April-June, 2021 has been published.[More]