Educational Course “Genocide of European Jews: Historical Perspectives and Approaches” (Kyiv-Berlin, June-September 2015)
On June 5-7, 2015 Kyiv hosted the first meeting of the educational course for graduate and postgraduate students and young researchers “Genocide of European Jews: Historical Perspectives and Approaches”. The course was made possible due to cooperation with and support of the German Embassy in Ukraine and Memorial and Museum “House of the Wannsee Conference”. During the educational seminar, the participants presented their own research interests and activities and learned about the commemoration of genocide in Ukraine. The group visited State Historical and Memorial Reserve “Bykivnia Graves”, National Museum “Memorial to the Victims of Famines in Ukraine”, Memorial Complex “National Museum of Great Patriotic War” and Babyn Yar. Presently the participants switched to distance learning part of the course: reading the important papers on genocide and commemoration, peculiarities of commemoration and memorialization of genocide victims in Ukraine.
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]