“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The project "Diverging Fates: Travelling Circus People in Europe under National Socialim" - co-funded by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and coordinated by the Centre for Nordic Studies at the University of Helsinki - examines the histories and divergent fates of circus owners, circus families and performers in Europe under National Socialism.
The Helsinki Summer School course “Roma and Travellers: Mobility, Persecution and Memory” (5-21 August) is currently taking place in Finland.
Timo Rajakangas (Ministry for Foreign Affairs) - Head of Delegation
Kristina Kaihari (Finnish National Board of Education) – Deputy Head of Delegation and Education Working Group
Malte Gasche (University of Helsinki) – Academic Working Group
Simo Muir (University of Helsinki) – Museums and Memorials Working Group
Ilona Salomaa (University of Helsinki)- Museums and Memorials Working Group
Helsinki Summer School will offer an "Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies" course during its program this summer.
An important first step in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Finland has been completed, as Helsinki University Summer School's course "Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies" was concluded in Helsinki in August 2011.
Helsinki Summer School will offer an "Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies" course during its program on 7-23 August this summer.
Helsinki University Summer School's second Holocaust-related course, "Introduction to Holocaust and Genocide Studies," was held in Helsinki, Finland in August 2012.
The Finnish Peace Education Institute and Cultures of Silence research project (University of Helsinki) have recently published new teaching material against antisemitism and racism. Similar materials have been published in 15 European countries. This international project is led by Anne Frank House and ODIHR (OSCE).