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06.04.2017

Today traces of the former Litzmannstadt Ghetto are still present in the city of Łódź, but not all inhabitants are aware of the history of the ghetto. In 2015, the Museum of Independence Traditions in Łódź undertook a project called "Litzmannstadt-Getto Model" to create a 3D representation of the area where the ghetto stood.

03.04.2017

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and Facebook have partnered to create a computer-generated bot which will allow people to "chat" with the Anne Frank House.

03.04.2017

On 4 May The Wiener Library will host the launch of Dr Dan Plesch’s latest book, Human Rights After Hitler – The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes (Georgetown University Press, 2017).

03.04.2017

The Slovak post office is commemorating the memory of holocaust victims with a stamp to mark 75 years since the first deportation of Jews from Slovakia. An exhibition at the Postal Museum in Banská Bystrica is also being organized.

24.03.2017

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will bestow its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her work advancing Holocaust awareness.

21.03.2017

On 16 March a roundtable on the recently adopted IHRA working definition of antisemitism took place in the synagogue of Luxembourg, in the presence of about 80 participants. In attendance were several ambassadors and representatives from the embassies of Belgium, Germany, Poland and the UK, as well as the honorary consul of Israel.

20.03.2017

From 24-26 March 2017 the Slovak National Museum - Museum of Jewish Culture in Bratislava will hold a memorial event dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the departure of the first transport to leave Slovakia for the German Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp.

14.03.2017

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights is seeking an Expert/Drafter for Educational Policy Guidelines for the project “Turning words into action to address antisemitism”, based in Warsaw.

14.03.2017

Applications are now open for the Global Minority Rights Summer School 2017: Interrogating Populism from the Perspectives of Vulnerable Minorities.

09.03.2017

On 20 March the Wiener Library, London, will host a talk on the Orchestras of Auschwitz in memory of Sir Martin Gilbert.

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