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How do museums and memorials counter distortion?

This International Museums Day, the IHRA's Memorials and Museums Working Group Chair, Elisabeth Ungureanu, reflects upon the key role that these institutions play in countering Holocaust distortion...

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Call for applications: Centering Youth Activist Voices in Atrocity Prevention

The Global Initiative for Justice, Truth and Reconciliation (GIJTR) is issuing a call for applications from highly motivated youth activists (35 years old and younger) and/or representatives of youth...

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"Find Your Answers. Advancing Access to Holocaust-Related Material" Webinar

On 23 March 2022 from 16:00 – 17:00 CET the IHRA held a Zoom Webinar launching the recently adopted IHRA Guidelines for Identifying Relevant Documentation for Holocaust Research, Education and...

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Guidelines for Identifying Relevant Documentation for Holocaust Research, Education and Remembrance

For decades, a significant amount of the documentation bearing on the Holocaust and its historical context has been scattered, endangered and in many cases made inaccessible. The Nazis, their allies...

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IHRA Secretary General Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, IHRA Secretary General Kathrin Meyer has recorded a personal message in which she stresses the importance of honoring the victims and...

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"Our martyr artists": the book of memory of the Jewish artists of the Ecole de Paris

UNESCO and the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Judaïsme are organizing an online round table to highlight the work and legacy of the journalist and writer Hersh Fenster and that of the 84 Jewish artists...

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"Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors" Exhibition Launch (online)

As part of UNESCO’s annual events to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, UNESCO and the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain present the...

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International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust: Online Ceremony

27 January marks the anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945. The date was designated as the International Day of Commemoration in Memory...

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Share the reasons why you remember this International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Commemorated on 27 January, the day Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet forces in 1945, International Holocaust Remembrance Day invites us to learn about and reflect upon the lived experiences of the...

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A Charter for the specificities of Holocaust Heritage

by Safeguarding Sites team members Gilly Carr, Steve Cooke and Margaret Comer
 
 Holocaust sites are inherently complex. They are the product of ever evolving memorialization practices and at times...

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