Summer school as the part of international project "Encountering Memory"
On the 5-8th of August 2008 All-Ukrainian Association of Teachers of History, Civic Education and Social Studies "NOVA DOBA", Institute for Visual History at South California University, Victor Pinchuk Fund in cooperation with Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies organised a summer school for history teachers from all the regions of Ukraine in frames of the project "Encountering Memory". This project took part in Ukraine in 2007-2008 and included methodic-educational seminars on methodological issues of teaching the inheritance of totalitarism, xenophobia, history of the Holocaust, interethnic relations. It was based on the film of Serhiy Bukovsky "Spell Your Name" and methodical textbook to the film "Encountering Memory". The participants of this school were Ukrainian teachers who get a qualification of trainers-methodists for using these materials during this school and during 2008-2009 they get an opportunity to professionally train their colleagues how to use the data gathered by the project "Encountering Memory"
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]