Switzerland

Holocaust-Gedenkanlass mit Zeitzeugenbegegnung

This year's commemoration event of the Zurich University of Education is dedicated to the question of whether the Holocaust is and can be a topic for primary school and how to deal with it when...

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Remembering the Holocaust - Encounter with a contemporary witness

This year's commemoration event of the Zurich University of Teacher Education (PHZH) is dedicated to the question of whether the Holocaust is and can be a topic for primary school; and how to deal...

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The Forgotten Holocaust

27 January is the anniversary of the memory of the victims of National Socialism. It is often forgotten that not only Jews were among the persecuted - even Sinti and Roma fell victim to the Nazis. For...

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2nd Generation: children of deported resistance fighters and children of Nazi officers are testifying

The disappearance of the last direct witnesses of the Shoah poses a very serious problem for the transmission and the preservation of their memories today.
 
 How do the second generation...

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Educational App: “Fleeing the Holocaust. My encounter with refugees."

The app “Fliehen vor dem Holocaust. Meine Begegnung mit Geflüchteten” (Fleeing the Holocaust. My encounter with refugees) was launched on 8 May 2018 and is available for free download under http://www...

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Switzerland Announces Contribution for Preservation of Auschwitz-Birkenau


 
 Switzerland is contributing to the preservation of the former extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau with a donation of one million euros to the foundation responsible for the maintenance of the...

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Switzerland Launches a New Web Portal on Nazi Looted Art


 
 An international conference (program) was organized in Berne on 17 June 2013 to introduce a new web portal on Nazi looted art.
 
 This portal is the result of the joint efforts of the Contact...

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Third Regional Forum on the Prevention of Genocide in Bern, Switzerland


 
 This week in Bern, the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs is hosting the Third Regional Forum on the Prevention of Genocide. 
 
 The event, co-organized with Argentina and Tanzania, is...

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IHRA's Conference on Education about the Holocaust


 
 What do we really know about Holocaust education? On what basis can we plan for the future?
 
 After 25 years of grand but unsubstantiated claims about the transformative effect of teaching and...

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