XVI Competition of Students’ Research and Art Works “History and Lessons of the Holocaust”
The XVI All-Ukrainian I.B. Medvinsky Competition of Students’ Research and Art Works “History and Lessons of the Holocaust” took place on 14-16 May in Kyiv. It was traditionally organized by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies with the support from the Eurasian Jewish Congress and the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine. A section on Roma genocide during WWII was sponsored by the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility, Future for the third year in a row. This year the participants sent in 70 papers from 14 regions of Ukraine and also from Belarus and Moldova. 52 of these were approved for participation in the final event. In total the competition hosted almost 60 pupils of 8 – 11 grades and up to 42 teachers-tutors from Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (67), July-October, 2021 has been published.[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 30th September 2021, the first „stumbling stone” was installed on the sidewalk of Frolovska street, 3 in Kyiv. This first small memorial plaque made of brass honors Liudmyla Tkach who was lucky enough to survive the crimes of Babyn Yar as a five-year-old child.[More]
Memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the start of murders in Babyn Yar
As the first real-life conference after a long period of online events, on 23-24 September 2021 the seminary about the memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust took place in Taras Shevchenko University Kyiv.[More]
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (66), April-June, 2021 has been published.[More]