Sites of the Holocaust and the Genocide of the Roma

How the Stutthof Maritime Evacuation IHRA Grant uncovered new dimensions of the Holocaust

During the last months of the Second World War, the Nazis began forcibly evacuating prisoners on death marches across Europe. By April 1945, the Stutthof concentration camp, established by Nazi...

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IHRA Delegation visits Mauthausen-Gusen and Gunskirchen former concentration camps

The Safeguarding Sites Project aims to visit five sites over the course of five years to gain insight on best practice for site management and preservation of sites of the Holocaust and genocide of...

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Eight recommendations to safeguard sites presented to Alderney community

From 7–9 July 2021, Alderney's President William Tate hosted a delegation comprising Lord Eric Pickles, UK Head of Delegation to the IHRA; Dr Gilly Carr, Channel Islands representative to the IHRA...

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Locker of Memory

The Jungfernhof concentration camp is located four miles outside of Riga Latvia, where 3,984 Reich Jews were imprisoned, from 1941–1943. Today, it is used as a recreational park, with only a single...

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The rural Holocaust. Collecting and safeguarding the never recorded testimonies 100 forgotten Jewish graves

Seeking to combat the distortion of the Holocaust as a genocide which exclusively took place in ghettos and extermination camps, the “Forgotten” Foundation and its partners will locate previously...

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Why do we need to safeguard sites?

by Safeguarding Sites Project Chair Gilly Carr
 
 The answer to the question of why we need to safeguard sites is something that we might feel instinctively, as something self-evident and obvious...

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Mapping the Holocaust: Preservation of the Topovske Šupe camp

This scientific research project has developed a permanent record of the Topovske Supe concentration camp. The project team accomplished this  by mapping, collecting archival and other documentation...

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Shoah Atrocities Mapping -- Ukraine

This project will create an interactive online map of Holocaust killing sites in Ukraine, which will include sites identified through archival and on-site research. Highly relevant to the IHRA Grant...

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A year in review: Safeguarding Sites

Zoltán Tóth-Heinemann 
 
 In a year upended by a pandemic, how should one proceed with a project for which site visits, meetings and discussions with local stakeholders are critical? With most...

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Digital Platform Recording Cultural Genocide and Killing Sites in Jewish Cemeteries

During the Holocaust, Jewish cemeteries across Europe were desecrated by the Nazis and their collaborators in an attempt to erase Jewish culture. Some of these spaces, central to Jewish religious life...

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