Cooperation Memorandum Between centers for Holocaust studies in Poland and Ukraine
On 22 January 2014 in Krakow a signing of Cooperation Memorandum between Center for Holocaust Studies at Jagiellonian Universtiy in Krakow and Kyiv based Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies took place. It happened during an international conference “Mass Murder Sites: Research and Commemoration” organized by IHRA. The three-year memorandum presupposes academic exchange, exchange of research publications, organization of common academic and educational seminar and conferences. This year already first Ukrainian teachers will visit the summer school in Holocaust studies in Krakow. The memorandum was singed by directors of two centers: Dr. Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs and Dr. Anatoly Podolsky in the presence of Prof. Steven Katz, IHRA Academic Advisor.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (67), July-October, 2021 has been published.[More]
On 19th November 2021, the webinar “Personal Stories of Holocaust Remembrance” was held within the framework of the project “Youth Reflects on the Holocaust and World War II”.
This project is implemented by the Space for Tolerance Educational Center in cooperation with the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies.[More]
In 2021, the project and the interactive exhibition "(No)Children's Stories" return to work with school students. In early November, a series of webinars was held to train guides in one of the schools in Kiev.[More]
From October 28 to November 1 in 2021, the five-day seminar-school “Learning from the Past -Acting for the Future” took place in Pushcha-Vodytsia. Twenty-five educators from all around Ukraine participated in the program. The seminar-school aims to improve the level of learning about the history of the Holocaust and human rights in Ukraine. It provides an opportunity to combine Ukrainian and international experience in teaching these topics and the relevance of historical events in the present.[More]
On 22th October 2021, the first stone of the memorial complex “Against Oblivion” was laid in Odessa. It remembers the tragedy of the mass extermination of Jews in October 1941 and the ceremony was dedicated to 80th anniversary of local Jew’s deaths.[More]