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Network of War Collections in the Netherlands

Researchers are often faced with the challenge that historical sources are dispersed throughout various archives, collections, museums and memorials. Complementary data and information are grouped and...

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Meeting with Roma Representatives in Switzerland

On 28 November 2017, within the framework of the IHRA Plenary meeting in Bern, the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma hosted a discussion with eight organizations representing Roma in...

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Smaller Holocaust memorials - an often overlooked practice of remembrance

"It is a little known fact that in Switzerland more than 50 mainly smaller monuments recall the Shoah. While large memorials deal with the history of the Second World War and the Shoah in neighboring...

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Countering Distortion

On 30 November, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance successfully concluded its second bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Swiss Chairmanship in Bern with the consensus adoption of...

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Fragmented Remembrance

On 26 November 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) successfully concluded a conference in Bern, Switzerland, on the murder of people with disabilities and the Holocaust...

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Locked-up: Prison and War Crimes

On 23 November 2017 Co-Heads of the Austrian Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, Hannah Lessing and Michael Baier, and Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the...

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Exhibition Opens at former Ladelund Concentration Camp

A new permanent exhibition has been opened on the site of a former concentration camp in Ladelund, North Friesland, near the Danish border. Between 1 November and 16 December 1944, 300 people died in...

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The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors

On 16 November, 2017, the acting IHRA Chair, François Wisard, presented the Swiss Chairmanship’s projects and the IHRA’s latest activities to ambassadors of IHRA Member Countries and others on the...

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IHRA in Bern

From 27-30 November, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance holds its second bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Swiss Chairmanship in Bern. Over four days almost 200 experts and...

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Holocaust Education, Youth and Social Media

On 6 December 2017, the Swiss Embassy to the United States will hold a panel discussion entitled "Holocaust Education, Youth and Social Media" within the framework of the Swiss Chairmanship of the...

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