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  • The XXIV I.B. Medvinsky All-Ukrainian Competition of Student Works ‘History and Lessons of the Holocaust’
  • History of genocides in Ukraine: studying the experience and challenges of the present...
  • The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies 2023 Activity Report
  • (No) Children's Stories Exhibition in  Illintsi

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  • International Seminar for Educators in Lublin (Poland)

    On 16.06-21.06 2024, the international seminar Unveiling "Aktion Reinhardt": A Multi-Perspective Exploration, at which the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies was represented by Anastasiia Mikheieva and Lesia Yurchyshyn.

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  • Research and methodological seminar for educators in Lviv

    On 15-16 June, we met with more than twenty participants - mostly teachers from Lviv - to discuss the memory of the Holocaust, other cases of genocide on Ukrainian territory, and the current challenges of working with these topics.

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  • History of genocides in Ukraine: studying the experience and challenges of the present. Seminar in Kyiv

    On 12-13 June, a research and methodological French-Ukrainian seminar History of genocides in Ukraine: studying the experience and challenges of the present was held in Kyiv. It was organised by the Shoah Memorial (Paris) and the Ukrainian Centre for Holocaust Studies (Kyiv) with the support of the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies.

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  • Educational Materials “Nazi Genocide against Roma in Ukraine, 1941-1944”

    The tragic fate of Roma people during WWII still remains largely unknown in Ukraine and generally in Europe. The new educational materials play an important role in returning Roma history and culture into the history and culture of modern Ukraine, unveiling Roma cultural heritage and the tragic events of WWII genocide against them.

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  • (No) Children’s Stories Exhibition returned to Chernivtsi

    In May-June 2024, Chernivtsi once again invited the interactive exhibition (No) Children’s Stories. This time, it was hosted by Chernivtsi Gymnasium No. 17, and initiated by history and law teacher Varvara Bodnariuk. The students of 7-9 grades volunteered to host the exhibition and during the month of the event, they gave tours to more than 400 people, including students from their school, other schools in the city, and even the mayor of Chernivtsi and a foreign delegation from Dusseldorf (Germany) with the mayor of the city.

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  • Learning From The Past - Acting For The Future seminar

    On 18-19 May, the seminar Learning from the Past - Acting for the Future was held in Kyiv. It was a joint event of The Olga Lengyel Institute, New York, and the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, funded by the Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights.

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  • The XXIV I.B. Medvinsky All-Ukrainian Competition of Student Works ‘History and Lessons of the Holocaust’

    On 12-13 May,  XXIV I.B. Medvinsky All-Ukrainian Competition of Student Works History and Lessons of the Holocaust was held! A total of 39 works were admitted to the final part of the competition. This year the competition was held offline in compliance with all security measures. 

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The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (UCHS) was established in 2002. It is a non-governmental organization founded in partnership with I. Kuras Institute for Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The main directions of the UCHS's activities embrace Holocaust research and Holocaust education. The research direction comprises regional aspects of the Holocaust on Ukrainian lands; reflection of the Holocaust in the mass-media of the Nazi-occupied Ukraine; Nazi ideology and the mechanisms of its implementation, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, comparative research of the Holocaust and other cases of genocide. The UCHS holds scholarly conferences and seminars on these issues. In frames of the educational activities the UCHS consults Holocaust history teachers of secondary schools and higher educational establishments, promotes the creation of curricula and manuals on the Holocaust, organizes annual competitions of students' research and art works. Alongside with the main working directions the UCHS is actively involved into publishing and has its own periodical editions: semi-annual scholarly journal "Holocaust and Modernity" and bi-monthly informative-pedagogical bulletin "Lessons of the Holocaust". The UCHS also participates in international projects in alliance with academic and educational institutions all over the world.

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