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Memory Building: Engaging Society in Self-Reflective Museums

From 14 - 18 October a conference entitled "Memory Building: Engaging Society in Self-Reflective Museums'' will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio. The conference is a joint endeavour between the Internation...

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Graduate Student Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies

From 12-15 April 2018 the Strassler Center will host the Fourth International Graduate Student Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies, in cooperation with the Research Institute of Contemporary...

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Teacher Study Visit to Berlin

The Holocaust Educational Trust invites applications for its annual Teacher Study Visit to Berlin, an advanced level site-based Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course. 26-29 October 2017 Ap...

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Professional Development for educators from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Yad Vashem is currently running a professional development seminar for 30 educators from Serbia and from Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the course of the seminar, Ms. Biljana Stojanovic of the Serbian...

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Expert Meeting on addressing antisemitism through education

On 13 July, 2017, some 50 experts, including representatives of governments, international organizations and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), met to discuss effective practices...

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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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