Regional dialogue on Holocaust in the Balkans

From 2 to 4 October, 2018, a seminar entitled The Holocaust as a Starting Point: Regional dialogue in the Balkans was held in the First Technical School "Tesla" in Zagreb, for 50 educators of various specializations from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Italy.

The main organizer was Mémorial de la Shoah, in cooperation with Croatian Education and Teacher Training Agency (ETTA) and Serbian Ministry of Education (MoE), with financial support of French and German embassy in Zagreb. Moderators of the seminar were Loranda Miletić (ETTA, Croatian Delegation to the IHRA), Bruno Boyer (Mémorial de la Shoah, French Delegation to the IHRA) and Biljana Stojanović (MoE, Serbian Delegation to the IHRA), and lecturers were experts from France, Croatia, Serbia and Sweden. At the end of the seminar a visit to some of the locations of Jewish transit camps in Zagreb was also organized.

The Holocaust as a Starting Point: Regional dialogue in the Balkans seminar. Credit: Rajka Bucin.