International Round Table “Memory about the Holocaust: Educational Approaches and Ways of Further Development in the Modern Ukraine”
International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) is an international body that supports national and international activities on Holocaust research, education and commemoration. Today the Alliance counts 31 member-states; 8 more countries are observers – a status which Ukraine too aims to gain.
On the occasion of start of Hungarian year of presidency in the Alliance, Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies in cooperation with the International “Renaissance” Foundation and under the support of the Hungarian Embassy in Ukraine and IHRA have held on 27 May a round table discussion on the premises of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. During the round table discussion, various topical aspects were discussed, among them diverse approaches to educational activities and historical memory about the Holocaust.
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]