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2 August Commemoration

The Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma, Martina Maschke, and Committee members Gerhard Baumgartner and Dušan Slačka, attend the 2 August commemorations at the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

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Current Research on Auschwitz History and Memory

The European Association for Holocaust Studies calls for papers on current research on Auschwitz History and Memory. Date: 14–16 November 2017 (with an optional visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

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Forbidden Music Regained

The Leo Smit Foundation has launched a new English language website 'Forbidden Music Regained' which offers access to a searchable database with 35 biographies and nearly 1,900 works and audio samples...

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Germany passes bill to curb Holocaust denial in social media

2 July, Berlin. The German Parliament passed a law that requires social media platforms to remove material with obviously illegal content and fake defamatory “news” or be subjected to heavy fines,...

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Addressing antisemitism through education in Moldova

The importance of combating antisemitism through education in Moldova was the focus of a roundtable discussion organized by the OSCE Mission to Moldova and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions...

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Conference Report

Vilnius, 22 March 2017 - Speakers at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance conference “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941” stressed...

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Stories that Move. Toolbox against Discrimination

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) supports development of online teaching materials ‘Stories that Move. Toolbox against discrimination’. The international youth conference Stori...

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Latvia commemorates Holocaust victims

On 4 July, 2017,  the official ceremony commemorating the Holocaust victims in Latvia was opened by the Speaker of Parliament, Ināra Mūrniece, in presence of the Prime Minister of Latvia Māris...

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IHRA Concludes Plenary Meetings in Geneva

On 29 June, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) successfully concluded its first bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Swiss Chairmanship in Geneva. Over four days more than...

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Exploring the UN War Crimes Commission Archive

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD), SOAS University of London and The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide are pleased to invite applications for a half-day...

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