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Aicinajums pieteikties semināram par holokaustu Londonā

Publicēja 2015. gada 31. marts 02:46Danute Grīnfelde   [ atjaunināts 2015. gada 31. marts 02:48 ]
Every year, Yahad-In Unum organizes a training seminar on the Holocaust for European teachers. This year, we are organizing this type of seminar in partnership with the Imperial War Museum of London and UCL Institute of Education, on July 4-5. This seminar will be conducted in English in venues of the Imperial War Museum in London, the United Kingdom.

Please do not hesitate to contact Julia Garmash if you need any further information.

Julia Garmash
j.garmash@yahadinunum.org

Yahad - In Unum
Centre de Recherches
Research Center

+33 (0) 153201315
 www.yahadinunum.org
www.yahadmap.org
www.facebook.com/yahadinunum 


     

Target

History teachers in high schools and secondary schools in Europe. Applications from Greece, Portugal, Balkan States and Eastem Europe are particularly encouraged.

Yahad - In Unum

For more than 10 years, Yahad — in Unum (“together" in Hebrew and Latin} a Paris-based organization has been working in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Romania, Moldova, Belarus and Lithuania. it collects testimonies of eyewitnesses of mass crimes committed against
European Jews (we call this the “Holocaust by Bullets”) and Roma by the Third Reich's Einsatzgruppen, other units and local collaborators during World War II. Yahad — In Unum has conducted over 79 research trips, identified over 1 400 execution sites and interviewed
close to 4 000 eyewitnesses in 8 countries.

Yahad — In Unum works on 4 levels: it provides educational programs for academics and teachers; investigates the actual crimes; identifies the sites and videotapes interviews with the witnesses: conducts and promotes research.

Yahad -— In Unum's educational efforts help increase public awareness of the history of “The Holocaust by Bullets” in Eastern Europe and teach, especially younger generations, to apply this knowledge to our reality by being more responsible for our common good and the
decisions we make.

In 2014, Yahad created the exhibition “Holocaust by bullets, 10 years of investigation", presenting the steps criminal process of the mass shootings committed by the Nazis in Eastern Europe. It presents the results of hundreds of days of fieldwork that enabled Yahad
- In Unum to collect evidence of the massacres in order to give back to these murdered Jewish victims their memory and their dignity. It also underscores the "Holocaust by Bullets" as a precursor and model for mass crimes today.

Imperial War Museum, London

The opening of The Holocaust Exhibition at IWM London in 2000 was a highly significant moment in the history of the museum and in pubiic understanding of this event in the UK. The result of a four-year project, involving historians. designers, curators and many other
specialists. over four million visitors have seen the exhibition since it opened and as such it is the largest. permanent exhibition in Europe dedicated to the Holocaust. The Holocaust Exhibition is seen by many Holocaust survivors and visitors as the centerpiece of the UK's Holocaust commemoration and as such plays a vital role in deepening historical understanding through learning programs delivered to over 23,000 students and their teachers each year.

UCL Institute of Education

The UCL Institute of Education was ranked number one institution worldwide for Education in the Q8 2014 World University Rankings and recognized by Ofsted for its ‘outstanding’ teacher training across primary, secondary and further education. Its Centre for Holocaust Education is the only institution in the world to combine research into classroom needs with programs specifically designed to meet these challenges.

The Centre produced the first national empirical portrait of English teachers‘ attitudes to teaching about the Holocaust and is currently conducting the world‘s largest study of young people's understanding of this complex and emotionally challenging subject. In responding to research. the Centre is uniquely responsive to teachers’ and pupils’ needs offering teacher development programs and educational resources which address the key issues.

Seminar

Yahad-In Unum, IWM London and UCL, Institute of Education are inviting European history teachers to participate in a two-day seminar on “The Holocaust by bullets" and the persecutions of the Roma in Eastern Europe. This seminar is designed to deepen teachers’ knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe, and the Genocide of Roma in Eastern Europe. Participants will be also introduced to new teaching tools and sources. The 2015 session is the fifth time that this seminar is offered by Yahad. As part ofthe seminar participants will be invited to visit The Holocaust Exhibition at IWM London.

Presentations will be made by historians and Yahad — In Unum’s research team. These will highlight the different aspects of the Holocaust in the East: the different steps and process of the extermination of the Jews in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova. Poland, Russia and Lithuania. Other areas of focus will include the killing methods, the different phases of the concentration of Jews in work camps and ghettos, and the persecution of Roma communities. Speakers will discuss the various categories of actors. their roles and functions and at which point of the extermination process they were involved.

A workshop led by Rachel Donnelly, Holocaust Learning Offioer at IWM London and Emma O'Brien. Lecturer in Holocaust and History Education at UCL Institute of Education, will explore issues raised by Yahad — In Unum's work. They will share resources designed for use in the classroom based on material provided by Yahad — |n- Unum, including testimonies, photographs of artifacts and case stud ies.

The seminar will especially highlight the crucial role of collecting evidence and testimonies of survivors and bystanders in the reconstitution of genocide and in the transmission of its history to the young generations in order to prevent genocides or mass violence. During the weekend, workshops will propose to question how to use such a rich material as videos testimonies of eyewitnesses, photos of artifacts, of killings sites and case studies.

Date and Place

The seminar will be held in English, on July 4 and 5, 2015 at the imperial War Museum, London. Participants are requested to arrive no later than July 3 and will return on July 6. Accommodation, meals and transportation expenses will be paid by the organizers.

Application

All teachers interested in attending the seminar are requested to send a letter of interest and a resume by May 15, 2015 to the following contact: Julia Garmash at j.garmash@yahadinunum.org


Julia Garmash

Yahad - In Unum

Centre de Recherches

Research Center

+33 (0) 153201315

 www.yahadinunum.org
www.yahadmap.org
www.facebook.com/yahadinunum 


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Danute Grīnfelde,
2015. gada 31. marts 02:47