“We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) is delighted to announce that a special commemorative plaque was unveiled on Monday 20 May at the Department of Biochemistry, part of the University of Oxford, to honor the life and work of Professor Sir Hans Krebs.
The Universities of Southampton and Winchester will be hosting a conference entitled "The Future of Holocaust Studies" on 29-31 July 2013.
Several members of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance presented effective methods and new tools for teaching the Holocaust at a day-long workshop for nearly 100 educators, organized by the Holocaust and United Nations Outreach Programme on 2 May 2013 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies announce a call for nominations to a seminar for advanced undergraduate, master’s-level and first-year PhD students.
Organized by the Holocaust Memorial Center and the Ács Városért Társaság, an NGO formed by local patriots in the town of Ács, a new book on the 1944 Strasshof deportations was presented at the Austrian Cultural Forum in Budapest on May 8, 2013.
The 5th Dialogforum Mauthausen took place on 6 and 7 May, focusing on the functions of a memorial site as a place of education and commemoration.
The Netherlands annually commemorates World War II and Liberation Day on the 4th and 5th of May.
Recognizing the importance of raising awareness, respect for human rights, and transmitting the memory of tragic historical events to future generations in order to prevent genocide, UNESCO and the Ministry of Education of Argentina have organized a regional consultation on Holocaust and genocide education, to be held in Buenos Aires on 7-8 May 2013.
Austria’s national Memorial Day Against Violence and Racism in Memory of the Victims of National Socialism was commemorated on 5 May.