Home

VIII Annual All-Ukrainian Competition of Pupils' Research and Art Works "History and Lessons of the Holocaust"

The VIII Annual All-Ukrainian Competition of Pupils' Research and Art Works housed by Mayak sanatorium near Kyiv was organized by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, Vaad of Ukraine and Euro-Asian Jewish Congress. Out of over 50 applications 33 works were recommended for presentation by the jury members, who evaluated all the works on 7 parameters. Except for the pupils' presentations the programme of the seminar included a workshop on preparing a research work, trainings on stereotypes and prejudice, round table discussions.
This years' works concentrated mostly around regional peculiarities of the Holocaust, the issues of choice and the Righteous among the Nations. The prize places were divided as follows.
1st prize was taken by Maria Avramishina (Kremenets) "The Holocaust in Kremenets Region. Funds of Kremenets Area Museum and Witness' Statements" and Anastasiya Desyatova "Specificities of the Holocaust in Mykolayiv Region". 2nd prize was given to Vera Pishchenko "Officially Unrecognized Righteous. A. Sheptytskyi and the Holocaust" and Maria Milman (Kyiv) "The Righteous Among the Nations. Main Socio-Psychological Aspects".
3rd place was divided between Anna Karpovskaya (Dneprodzerzhinsk) "The Role of Shuhevych and Nachtigall Batallion in the Extermination of Jews in World War Two" and Tatyana Bilous "The Tragedy of Chernivtsi Jews". We also want to express our special thanks to academic tutors of the presenters. It was them who with inspiration and devotion guided the children through this uneasy topic.

Latest News

  • Bulletin «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 4 (64), 2020

    Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 4 (64), October-December, 2020 has been published.

    [More]
  • Roads of Memory: How to Organize Memorial Visits to Mass Grave Sites

    We would like to present guidelines for teachers, students and anyone wishing to contribute to commemorate Ukrainian Jews and Roma, who were cruelly murdered during WWII. The book aims to help organize educational trips to local memorial sites and mass graves. It is based on the experience of the Protecting Memory Project and its participating teachers and local activists.

    [Download (in Ukrainian)]

    [More]
  • Clara’s War: One Girl’s Story of Survival

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies is glad to announce the Ukranian edition of “Clara’s War: One
    Girl’s Story of Survival” by Clara Kramer.

    [Download (in Ukrainian)]

    [More]
  • Memorial Dates in December

    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]
  • (No) Child History

    We already wrote about the UCHS‘s new project

    https://fb.watch/27B5gYhMuV/

    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]
More

Top