Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

Sharing Digitized Belgian Archives

The Kazerne Dossin digitized more than 800,000 documents related to the deportation and persecution of Jews, Sinti, and Roma. The digitized archives shall be made available to other institutions such...

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Diverging Fates - Travelling Circus People in Europe under National Socialism

This two-year project, with an international team of researchers, examined the under-researched histories and divergent fates of circus owners, families, and performers under National Socialism in a...

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Follow-up conference: Connecting Law and Memory - Innovative approaches on dealing with collective violence

How can the law, and history, be used to protect human rights? This project followed up on the conference Connecting Law & Memory, taking place in Mechelen in September 2016. The conference was hosted...

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Learning from the Past: Global Perspectives on Holocaust Education

Over the last half century a great many programs on Holocaust education and initiatives on Holocaust remembrance have been launched in countries primarily located in Europe and North America and...

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European Training Session on the History of the Shoah and Nazi Persecutions

It is important to understand history in order to act against injustices in the present. SOS Racism organized a European Seminar on the History of the Shoah and Nazi persecutions in September 2012 at...

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Promotion of Holocaust awareness and development of Holocaust education network in the Baltic countries

A comprehensive series of seminars and workshops were organized within this project, involving and training political decision makers, civil society leaders and journalists from Latvia, Estonia and...

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Holocaust Memorial Day: Connecting the knowledge about the past with our emotions and actions

This project aimed to organize a conference with educational practitioners, policy makers and multipliers from South American and European countries in order to introduce and share best practices on...

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The Raphael Lemkin Seminar for the Prevention of Genocide

This project aimed to create a genocide prevention-sensitive international community by nurturing a network in which government officials, NGO workers and social science researchers identified best...

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Conference: Innovative Approaches on Collective Violence: Bridging Holocaust Museums & Memorials, Civil Servants and Human Rights

How can understanding the role of police in the Holocaust help police today to prevent racism and discrimination. It consisted of a two-day international conference on human rights training for police...

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Holocaust Commemoration in Latvia: Mapping Sites and Sharing Experience

During this project, the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia intended to expand and improve their database of information on Jewish killing sites in Latvia where there were no...

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