“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
On 27 August, Frank Harding, Trustee of the Association of Jewish Refugees, unveiled a commemorative plaque to honour Sir Rudolf Bing, the founding Edinburgh International Festival Director. The plaque honouring Bing’s contribution to Edinburgh and UK’s cultural landscape was unveiled at The Hub, home of the International Festival, with Lord Provost Frank Ross and the Austrian Ambassador, His Excellency Dr Martin Eichtinger, in attendance.
The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD), SOAS University of London and The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide are pleased to invite applications for a half-day research workshop, Exploring the UN War Crimes Commission (UNWCC) archive at the Wiener Library.
On 20 March the Wiener Library, London, will host a talk on the Orchestras of Auschwitz in memory of Sir Martin Gilbert.
School teachers in Scotland are invited to a one-day seminar, organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust in partnership with Scottish Jewish Archives Centre.
The Holocaust Research Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London, is pleased to invite applications from outstanding students for the David Cesarani, Kobler scholarship and the Davis Foundation scholarship.
"Understanding and Teaching Holocaust Education" by Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles, University of West of Scotland, is released by Sage Publishing.
From 3 – 4 April 2017 the Holocaust Research Centre of Royal Holloway University will hold a conference entitled "The Holocaust and History: the work and legacy of David Cesarani".