Teaching Materials against Antisemitism, Discrimination and Xenophobia (OCSE/ODIHR)
Continuation of the project “Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia”, October – November 2014
All-European educational project (comprising 16 countries including Ukraine) founded in 2005 by Anne Frank House and OSCE/ODIHR is back to Ukraine. Within the mentioned project three parts of the Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia for students and a teacher’s guide were published back in 2009.[More]
"Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia" Seminars held in Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Vinnytsa
As planned, on the 1st of October 2009 the series of Ukrainian implementation seminars withing the European OCSE/ODIHR project on Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia was launched. The seminars are aimed at secondary school teachers and set as a goal acquaintance of the teachers with Teaching Materials, methodology of their use in classroom, advice of Ukrainian expert-teachers, basic theoretical knowledge in Jewish history, xenophobia and anti-Semitism[More]
Launch of the Second Stage of the project "Teaching Materials against discrimination, xenophobia and anti-Semitism"
Early October 2009 became the starting point for the second stage of the all-European project "Teaching Materials against discrimination, anti-Semitism and xenophobia". This all-European project under the aegis and support of OSCE/ODIHR (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights) and active involvement of the Anne Frank House (Amsterdam) started in Ukraine as long ago as 2005 and its first stage included development and publication of Ukrainian versions for three workbooks for secondary school students and a teachers' guide with methodical advice.[More]
Kiev. In March 2008 teaching materials for Ukrainian high school students on the topics of xenophobia, anti-Semitism and racism have been published.[More]
Being part of an international project initiated by the OSCE/ODIHR and the Anne Frank House the materials have been adapted for use in schools in several countries and are available in the official language of each partner state. In each case they were prepared and adapted with experts from the countries concerned, namely the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies and the association "Nova Doba" for Ukraine.
“Network for Help to Victims of National Socialist Crimes”, set up in Germany, is organizing offline and online events from 18th to 29th June. In particular, the online discussion “Help during the war” will take place on June 20, where Ukrainian, Polish and German colleagues will share their experiences. Anatolii Podolskyi, scholar and director of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, will be among the participants in the discussion. The discussion will be conducted in German and English. The organizers believe that such events will unite people in support of the Network.[More]
The XXII. All-Ukrainian competition of student works on "History and lessons of the Holocaust" I.B. Medvinsky.
Important message!!! In these difficult and tragic times we are pleased to inform that there are events in our world that even the war cannot cancel!!![More]
On June 28-29, 2022, the final part of All-Ukrainian competition "History and lessons of the Holocaust" named after I.B. Medvinsky will be held online.
We wish aspiration, success and inspiration to the esteemed participants and members of the jury!!!
The “Connecting Memory” project presents and distributes the book-catalogue “Mass shootings. The Holocaust from Baltic to Black Sea 1941-1944”.
The book-catalogue “Mass shootings. The Holocaust from Baltic to Black Sea 1941-1944” was published within the framework of the international German-Ukrainian project “Connecting memory”. This catalogue was created as a part of the exhibition organized by the “Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe” and “The Topography of Terror” foundations. This is a powerful result of joint research work of German, Ukrainian and Belarusian historians.[More]
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (MFJC), which promotes the development of Judaica academic research and supports scholars and leaders of Jewish communities around the world, has announced the launch of a special program to support scholars studying Jewish history and who are currently in Ukraine. Only researchers can apply for this grant.[More]
On May 12, 2022 the director of UCHS Dr. Anatolii Podolskyi gave a lecture dedicated to Ukrainian resistance during the war in Ukraine and russian aggression that has been going on for more than 3 months. It was an online conference held in French cultural centre in Tokyo. Approximately 200 university and high school students together with their teachers participated in such an important event. Colleagues and their students represented 7 countries of the Pacific region: Japan, Australia, Cambodia, China, South Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam.[More]