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Under the patronage of the former Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and the former German President Prof. Dr. Roman Herzog, the Leuphana University of Lüneburg awards the Hosenfeld/Szpilman Prize for the seventh time, donated by the foundation Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft (EVZ).


As part of the their 75th anniversary celebrations The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) is delighted to announce that it unveiled a special commemorative plaque in honour of Sir Rudolf Bing at Glyndebourne on Wednesday 17 August.


From 8 Nov 2016 to Tue 17 Jan 2017 the Wiener Library will offer a ten-week evening course led by Professor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kingston University, Philip Spencer.


Following the success of their Raphael Lemkin for Genocide Prevention seminars which first took place in 2008, the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) has turned its sights towards Latin America, supported by the IHRA Grant Programme.


On September 7, 2016, the Missions of Canada, Israel, the United States, and Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, will jointly host a full day forum on global Antisemitism.


On 6 September 2016 the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will hold the high-level event “Confronting Anti-Gypsyism - The role of political leaders in countering discrimination, racism, hate crimes and violence against Roma and Sinti communities” in Berlin.


In three lectures taking places in different locations in September, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will examine the use of social media within the context of extremism.


On 8 September, the Wiener Library in London will host a lecture on the music of Theresienstadt by Professor Adam Gorb.


Garnethill Synagogue in Glasgow, Scotland, will become Scotland's first Jewish Heritage Centre.


On 2 August, Roma and Sinti Genocide Remembrance Day was commemorated in Croatia.