“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
A special edition of BBC One's Antiques Roadshow looking at artefacts from the Holocaust was broadcast this week. The show, presented by Fiona Bruce, partnered with the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation to explore stories behind items from the period.
Borrowing from a tradition set by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when he assumed office in 1933 and announced an aggressive agenda for his first 100 days, USC Shoah Foundation will offer 100 Days to Inspire Respect starting 20 January, 2017, when America swears in its 45th president.
On 19 January the Romanian Cultural Institute in London will hold an event entitled " Romanians against the Holocaust: an evening of remembrance." The event is organized by the Romanian Embassy in London and the Romanian Cultural Institute, under the aegis of the Romanian presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
Yale University intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate in the Study of Antisemitism for the academic year 2017-18.
Historian Sybille Steinbacher will take on Germany's first dedicated professorship for the "Study of the History and the Consequences of the Holocaust."
From 3 – 4 April 2017 the Holocaust Research Centre of Royal Holloway University will hold a conference entitled "The Holocaust and History: the work and legacy of David Cesarani".
From 24-26 November 2016, the Austrian Delegation to the IHRA participated in the 15th Central Seminar of _erinnern.at_ in the Ossiach Abbey (Carinthia / Koroška) alongside almost a hundred participants from all over Austria.