Killing Sites

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 on which there were no...

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Avar le Atid - Past for the Future

The mission of this project was to study about forgotten war graves and killing sites and to foster local communities in remembering the past. In the course of two years, a research and project team...

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Recording Cultural Genocide and Killing Sites in Jewish Cemeteries

This project raises awareness of the causes and consequences of cultural and physical genocide within Jewish cemeteries in order to tackle racism, xenophobia and hostility in the present day. New...

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Killing Sites - First Stage of Holocaust in Serbia and Croatia

The First Stage of the Holocaust in Serbia and Croatia project is aimed at mapping the locations in which mass shootings of Jews in Serbia and Croatia took place during the early stage of the...

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Conference: As Mass Murder Began

On 22 and 23 March 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is holding a conference entitled “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941”...

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Conference Report

The report of IHRA’s conference on “Killing Sites – Research and Remembrance” under the Multi-Year Work Plan was presented at the IHRA Plenary in London. IHRA’s Steering Committee for the killing...

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Mass Graves and Killing Sites in the Eastern Part of Europe

For several years now the topic of the killing sites and mass graves in Eastern Europe, especially those resulting from the Holocaust, has been brought to the attention of public opinion, media and...

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Conference Report: Killing Sites - Remembrance and Research

The conference “Killing Sites – Research and Remembrance” marked the successful completion of the first stage of IHRA’s Multi Year Work Plan on “Killing Sites”. Many organisations and individuals were...

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As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941

Remembrance of the Holocaust often focuses on those who have suffered and perished in concentration camps, ghettos or on death marches. But the killing sites where mass shootings took place are still...

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Killing Sites - Research and Remembrance

IHRA’s conference on “Killing Sites - Research and Remembrance”, hosted by the Pedagogical University of Krakow, took place in Krakow, Poland from 22-23 January 2014. The conference was attended by a...

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