ХVІІІ All-Ukrainian I.B. Medvinsky Competition of Students’ Research and Art Works “History and Lessons of the Holocaust”, 2018
The Competition was made possible owing the support of our traditional partners: the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities (VAAD) of Ukraine and the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine. For three days presentations of the research and art work were held in two sections covering history of the Holocaust and regional case studies, history and culture of Ukrainian Jews, the Righteous among the Nations, commemoration of the Holocaust, other cases of genocide and then also art works, literary works and films.
However, the Competition offers more than presentations by the participants. Each year the organizers provide additional events, workshops and lectures for everyone. This year the students had a workshop on combating intolerance, xenophobia and other forms of hatred in history and modernity. The teachers in the meanwhile enjoyed a master class devoted to the multimedia project on Babyn Yar called “Babyn Yar: Memory against History’s Background”. Evening of the same day was marked by an IWalk of Kyiv Podil led by our colleagues from the Kyiv Educational Center “Tolerspace”.
12 participants were noted as winners of the Competition. Their names and topics of their works are available on the Ukrainian version of the web-page. We wish all the luck to every participant and to every tutor!
Reminder of the project: “Babyn Yar, memory against history’s background” We want to draw your attention to four special days in December and our Teacher’s interactive guidebook.[More]
We already wrote about the UCHS‘s new project
Now we will finally tell you more about it: Our project “(No) Child History“, which is also a travelling exhibition, tells the stories of 11 children and young adults (Jewish people, Sinti & Roma, Ukrainians) during World War 2 and Holocaust. The characters are describing their experiences with persecution, discrimination, resistance etc...By following the exhibition, you will learn about their lives, personal views and relations.[More]
Learning from the past – Acting for the future: Learning about Holocaust history and human rights,2020
The educational cooperation between UCHS and the Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (New York) continued in October and November 2020. After several changes of date and intense preparations the online-school for about 30 attendees from all over the country finally started. During 9 online-meetings participants and lecturers talked about the integration of Holocaust education into the topic of human rights. Furthermore, possible ways to improve the current situation in our educational establishments have been discussed.[More]
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (63), July-September, 2020 has been published.[More]
We´re excited to announce that the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies begins a new series of webinars on 29th October 2020. As the first webinar of eight, it offers information about the Memory of Babyn Yar, such as new methods for teachers using the possibilities of distant and mixed learning.[More]