Х Annual Competition of Student Research and Art Works "History and Lessons of the Holocaust"
On 2 May 2010 at the I.F. Kuras Institute for Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies under the support of Democracy Grants Program of the USA Embassy in Ukraine and Eurasian Jewish Congress are holding the opening ceremony for the Х Annual Competition of Student Research and Art Works "History and Lessons of the Holocaust"
Annually, following the foundations laid by Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust and the UN resolution on the International Holocaust Memorial Day, wishing to make a contribution into commemoration of the victims of the genocide, Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies are holding a competition of research and art works "History and Lessons of the Holocaust", targeted at secondary school students of Ukraine. The competition aims at spreading the knowledge about the Holocaust among secondary school students; making the topic a subject of school research; developing students' research and analytical skills; discovering new facts of the Holocaust and their introduction to the scholarly field; fostering international cooperation and exchange of young researchers; educating tolerant and respectful attitude to representatives of other cultures. In frames of the opening ceremony a presentation of the collection of best student competition works for 2006-2009 will take place.
The Competition will be opened on the premises of the I.F. Kuras Institute for Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine to be then continued by presentations of students' works and following discussions on 2-4 May at one of recreation houses near Kyiv.
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