Sites of the Holocaust and the Genocide of the Roma

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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IHRA Chair's Statement on Ukraine and Babyn Yar


 
 IHRA Chair Ambassador Ann Bernes states, "In my first act as IHRA Chair, I wish to echo yesterday’s United Nations General Assembly resolution and I condemn in the strongest possible terms Russia...

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New resource maps Holocaust-related sites in the UK

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) and the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) have launched a significant new digital resource to enrich teaching and learning about 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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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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