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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.


The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) was delighted to mark its 75th anniversary with a reception at the Wiener Library where AJR Chairman, Andrew Kaufman, announced the installation of a plaque in honour of Hans and Eva Reichmann.


On Friday 10 June the Holocaust Research Centre Royal Holloway, University of London, will hold a one-day workshop entitled 'Gender, Sexuality and the Holocaust'.


State members (Guernsey's parliament) have agreed that International Holocaust Remembrance Day should be officially recognised in Guernsey.


On 4 February, the Community Security Trust published a report on antisemitic incidents in the UK for 2015.


The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University, USA, and the Holocaust Research Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London, with the support of the Pears Foundation, are pleased to invite applications for Fellowships to participate in the third European Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilisation.

These free workshops offer support, advice and resources for people wishing to put on an event or activity for HMD, on 27 January 2016. 
You will meet your regional support worker and staff members from the London office, get insight in to this year’s theme, life stories and resources, and have a chance to network and brainstorm with other local activity organisers.

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The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust in the United Kingdom is offering workshops for people planning to organise a Holocaust Memorial Day event on 27 January 2016.


The Holocaust Educational Trust and the Jewish News have launched a campaign for the Royal Mail to produce a stamp in recognition of Sir Nicholas Winton who saved 669 children during the Holocaust.


To mark the 70th anniversary of Anne Frank's death, the Anne Frank Trust and Penguin Random House have joined together to mark the anniversary with a one minute campaign called #notsilent.


The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide is partnering with the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem to host the first joint workshop for advanced PhD candidates in the UK and Israel working on Holocaust-related topics from 29 June – 2 July 2015.