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08.05.2017

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.

05.05.2017

On the 26 April 2017, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Elie Wiesel National Institute organized a debate marking one year since the Internatioanl Holocaust Remembrance Alliance adoption of the working definition of antisemitism.

28.04.2017

On 25 April 2017 the Austrian Government adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism.

27.04.2017

UNESCO has published a policy guide on Education about the Holocaust and preventing genocide, with recommendations for educational stakeholders. The publication will serve as a resource for policy-makers, curriculum developers, textbooks writers and publishers, as well as educators.

24.04.2017

A special Issue of Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History  on  “Holocaust archives and research in the digital age”is to be published in June 2018. The publication is edited by Laura Brazzo (Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea, Milan) and Reto Speck (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam and King’s College London).<--break- >

24.04.2017

On 16 May the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) will hold an event entitled "New Frontiers: Technology and the Preservation and Presentation of Memory".

18.04.2017

Call for papers: "Teaching about and Learning from the Holocaust. Practices and Experiences in Education", 22-23 January 2018, University of Teacher Education, Lausanne.

18.04.2017

The final publication emerging from the project "Escalating into Holocaust" is now available online. The publication comprises a collection of selected works, presentations, lectures and articles gathered during 6 public events organized in Belgrade, Nis, Amsterdam, Kragujevac, Stockholm and Novi Sad during 2016 and 2017 within the framework of the project.

17.04.2017

The Europa Nostra Awards are given by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, a federation of NGOs from 40 European countries dealing with cultural heritage. The POLIN Museum was honoured in the ‘Education, training and awareness raising’ category for its educational programme focusing on Jewish cultural heritage.

06.04.2017

The Guatemalan government has partnered with Yad Vashem and the local Jewish community to launch an educational project on teaching and learning about the Holocaust.

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