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Project monitors access to Holocaust archives

This past March marked the beginning of one of the IHRA’s latest projects: Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections, under the IHRA’s five-year priority theme of safeguarding the record. The project...

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5 tips on hosting Holocaust commemorations online

Covid-19 is requiring many changes in the way we live and work. Amongst the danger and terrible effects of the global pandemic, many particularly significant commemorations are to take place in 2020...

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Amersfoort 2020 digital commemoration event

On Sunday, 19 April 2020, an entirely virtual commemoration event took place in the Netherlands for the very first time. The event marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Kamp Amersfoort...

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Dutch Network of War Collections wins GLAMi

Dutch Network of War Collections wins international innovation prize with Warlives.org
 
 The Dutch Network of War Collections (Netwerk Oorlogsbronnen) has won a prestigious GLAMi Award with its Warli...

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Learn from home: online courses and lectures about the Holocaust

As more people are being asked to remain in their homes to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations around the world are sharing online courses and materials, and rallying to...

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Educational resources for digital teaching and learning about the Holocaust

The current COVID-19 pandemic is posing a great challenge for people and institutions across the globe. Museums, educational institutions and civil society organizations focusing on the topic of the...

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5 questions answered: reinventing the role of libraries in Holocaust education

Even though many public institutions currently remain closed, new ideas and platforms are being launched in anticipation of libraries reopening. The International Library Platform is a new IHRA...

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Handover marks the start of new presidency

"Remembrance has no end," Ambassador Michaela Küchler said last night during the official handover ceremony at the House of Representatives in Berlin, as Germany assumed the IHRA Presidency for 2020....

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Pius XII archives opened

Today, a big step towards greater access to archives and new research on the Holocaust was taken. The archives of Pope Pius XII, who served as head of the Catholic Church from 1939 to 1958, were...

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Profile: Emrah Gürsel (KIgA)

Emrah Gürsel leans forward in his chair as he is asked to describe the work of the Kreuzberg Initiativ gegen Antisemitismus (KIgA) that he is so deeply involved in. His passion for KIgA’s cause is...

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