Annual Seminar in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Memorial de la Shoah
The annual educational and methodological study trip to Memorial de la Shoah for Ukrainian educators took place on 19-24 December 2016. It was commonly organized by Memorial de la Shoah (France) and UCHS.
15 participants had almost a week to visit memorial sites, exchange knowledge and experience with French colleagues, attend lectures and workshops by leading specialists. Among the topics presented for discussion were issues of Holocaust history, persecution of Jews in France, Stalin repressions and pogroms during the civil war in Russia, cases of genocide in Rwanda and Srebrenica. The meeting was topped by a round-table on teaching about the Holocaust, where Ukrainian and French colleagues could discuss common challenges and how to face them.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (67), July-October, 2021 has been published.[More]
On 19th November 2021, the webinar “Personal Stories of Holocaust Remembrance” was held within the framework of the project “Youth Reflects on the Holocaust and World War II”.
This project is implemented by the Space for Tolerance Educational Center in cooperation with the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies.[More]
In 2021, the project and the interactive exhibition "(No)Children's Stories" return to work with school students. In early November, a series of webinars was held to train guides in one of the schools in Kiev.[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 22th October 2021, the first stone of the memorial complex “Against Oblivion” was laid in Odessa. It remembers the tragedy of the mass extermination of Jews in October 1941 and the ceremony was dedicated to 80th anniversary of local Jew’s deaths.[More]