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What to Teach about the Holocaust

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened...

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Why Teach About the Holocaust

Considering how best to make any examination of the Holocaust meaningful and relevant for learners in their national contexts is essential. This section is meant to help policymakers, school...

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IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

Each IHRA Member Country is committed to encouraging the study of the Holocaust in all its dimensions. However, teaching about this complex and sensitive topic appropriately – and adapting it to the...

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Children’s opera “Brundibár” performed at Jasenovac Memorial Site

In 1944, following intense pressure, representatives of the Danish Red Cross were invited to inspect the living conditions in the Theresienstadt concentration camp-ghetto. In preparation for the visit...

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Seminar investigates the Holocaust and suffering in art and culture

On 22 April 1945, as the forces of Josip Tito's Partisan Resistance Movement approached the Jasenovac concentration camp, hundreds of prisoners held there rose up against the Ustaša camp guards and...

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19th Conference Teaching and Learning About the Holocaust and the Prevention of Crimes Against Humanity

National Teacher Conference in commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust and the Prevention of Crimes Against Humanity (25–27 January 2022...

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Conference registration open for “Jasenovac Past and Present: History and Memory of Institutionalized Destruction”

The Jasenovac camp complex was a major site of mass killings of Serbs, Jews, Roma and Sinti, and opponents of the criminal policies of the fascist Ustaša regime during the Second World War. Built in...

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First Stolperstein for Roma installed in Zagreb, Croatia

On 5 November 2021, the Center for Promotion of Tolerance and Holocaust Remembrance in Zagreb installed the first Stolperstein, “stumbling stone,” in memory and remembrance of victims of the genocide...

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Commemoration events for Roma Genocide Remembrance Day 2021

On 2 August, Roma Genocide Remembrance Day, we remember the night when thousands of Roma women, men and children were murdered by the SS during the "liquidation" of the so-called "family camp" for...

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"New Approaches to Holocaust Education at the University"

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day an online discussion entitled “New Approaches to Holocaust Education at the University” was held on January 27, 2021. The discussion was...

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