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Genocide of the Roma commemorated at Lackenbach

On Saturday 16 November, the annual commemoration of the Austrian Roma and Sinti murdered during the Nazi regime took place on the site of the former "gypsy camp" Lackenbach in Austria. The event was...

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In Memory of Holocaust Scholar Paul Levine

On Monday 28 October 2019, the Holocaust historian and teacher Paul Levine passed away. He was not only loved by his students and the adored father of three children, but also an outstanding thinker...

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Project for the preservation of Topovske Šupe is launched in Belgrade

The site Topovske Šupe was one of the first concentration camps for Jews and Roma in Europe, located close to the very centre of Belgrade. Today it is abandoned, unknown to the general public, with...

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Romania commemorates National Holocaust Remembrance Day

On 9 October every year, Romania commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, by virtue of Government Decision 672 of 5 May 2004. The day signifies the beginning of the deportation of Romanian Jews to...

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Teaching about the Holocaust Special issue of Didactica Historica. Swiss Journal for History Education

As the last witnesses of the Holocaust disappear and the time gap between the Second World War and students' present widens, what are the resources, practices and experiences that make sense for the...

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IHRA Delegation visits Alderney as part of project on safeguarding sites

From 25-28 September, the Safeguarding Sites project team visited the third largest Channel Island of Alderney for the first of their project fieldtrips. The team will be making formal visits to five...

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Cambridge Workshop: Experts Identify Threats to Memorial Sites

“In fact, we should act immediately”, urged Insa Eschebach. “A lot is going very well, but there are many threats and challenges we have to address.” As the Director of Memorial Museum Ravensbrück, Dr...

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Minister of Population attends commemoration at Klooga, Estonia

On 19 September a commemoration took place at Klooga, organised by the Estonian delegation to the IHRA and the Estonian Jewish Community, to honor the victims of the massacre that took place on the...

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IHRA Delegation visits Alderney as part of project on safeguarding sites

On 26 and 27 September, IHRA's Safeguarding Sites project team will be visiting the Channel Island of Alderney, the third largest of five Islands. This five-year IHRA project will include visits to...

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Conference in Estonia, "The beginning of the End: Massacre at Klooga 75"

In order to increase awareness about a not-widely known episode, the Estonian “case” of the Holocaust, and ensure that its history is referred to in a truthful manner, the Estonian Institute of...

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