“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
The conference 'Holocaust in the Nordic Countries – Research, Education, Remembrance' will take place on 19-20 October at the Danish Institute for International Studies.
IHRA Chair's Statement Regarding the Shootings in Denmark:
As the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and on behalf of all its members, I am deeply saddened by the fatal shootings which took place in Copenhagen on 14-15 February.
On 29 January the Danish Institute for International Studies will hold a conference entitled "Sexual Violence from the Holocaust to the Contemporary Security Agenda".
A PhD workshop on "Representations of the Holocaust in Literature, Art and Film" will be held at Copenhagen University on 14 November 2014. The conference is organized by the Centre for the Study of Jewish Thought in Modern Culture and TRAMS: PhD Programme in Transnational and Migration Studies.
Experience "HOME" – the Danish Jewish Museum’s special exhibition about the effects of war and persecution in the wake of World War II.
On 2 October, The Royal Danish Theatre hosted a special performance to commemorate the rescue of more than 7,000 Jews in Denmark 70 years ago. The event was attended by Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and the Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
The conference "Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust" will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 30 September to 2 October 2013.
Cecilie Felicia Stokholm Banke (Danish Institute for International Studies) - Head of Delegation, Academic Working Group
Benedicte Kieler (Ministry of Education) - Deputy Head of Delegation, Education Working Group
Solvej Berlau (Danish Institute for International Studies) - Museums and Memorials Working Group
Anders Jerichow (Humanity in Action) - Education Working Group
Janne Laursen (Danish Jewish Museum) - Museums and Memorials Working Group
The Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Holocaust and genocide, has recently embarked on a new educational project about antisemitism and other forms of intolerance.