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For discussion: What exactly is project work, anyway? What are potential challenges in leading and facilitating project work? What are the specific steps and learning opportunities?

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For discussion: It's often assumed that at international youth meetings, young people should primarily be learning about different ways of life in different countries. But from a diversity-conscious perspective, that approach falls short.

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In-depth examination: In educational work against Antisemitism, a distinction can be made between four educational strategies. Each one has different possibilities, limitations, and unique challenges…

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The book “A Lucky Child” is Thomas Buergenthal's autobiography, which was published in 2007. However, he began the book with: “This book should probably have been written many years ago, when the events I describe were still fresh in my mind.” The autobiography of a child, surviving the holocaust, bears an irreplaceable piece in the mosaic of testimonies of countless innocent victims.

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In-depth examination: In intercultural encounters, mechanisms of social exclusion, traumatic memories, and collective representations of national history overlap. Björn Krondorfer shows how these dynamics can be constructively engaged with in reconciliatory processes.

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For discussion: "Don’t give discrimination a chance!" is printed in bright colors on a poster at a comprehensive school. Paul asks what discrimination is, anyway... Maria, two years his junior, is bored by it: "Why should I care?" The scenario is not unrealistic for a German schoolyard.

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Tosha Tillotson and David H. Lindquist present ways of teaching English Language Learners about the Holocaust.

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The project “Digital Local Tradition Archive” is a project within the Library Development Program, addressed to librarians of rural and rural-municipal communes and municipal communes w

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An analysis of anti-democratic mentalities in eight European countries prepared by Prof. Dr. Andreas Zick, Dr. Beate Küpper and Andreas Hövermann for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation’s Project on Combating Right-wing Extremism (Forum Berlin).

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An article by Annegret Ehmann and Hanns-Fred Rathenow, scholarly experts on Holocaust Education in Germany.

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The contributor offers a reconsideration, based only on historical facts, of the “Judenrat Question” pointing out how those tragic figure had been overburdened by events and circumstanc

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Tanja Ronen describes the possibilities of learning at the Ghetto Fighter's Museum and its multi-cultural concept.

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The authors argue how the life and times of Anne Frank serve as a catalyst for both reflection and civic engagement.

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In the following paper I will present some preliminary thoughts I have developed during one year of research on post-soviet history teachers and their role as an interface between individual and collective memory of the communist past.

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In 2002, D. Rurikov, the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Uzbekistan, sent a letter of protest to the Russian Federation Ministry of Publishing and Information against the publication in the Republic of Uzbekistan of a textbook (in the Russian language) for 9th grade general education school.

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This multi-disciplinary project seeks to explore the new and prominent place that the idea of culture has for the construction of meaning and identity, as well as the implications for social politi

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JEMMS explores perceptions of society as constituted and conveyed in processes of learning and educational media.

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1989 marks a break of historical continuity: a big part of the "socialist world" disappeared with the collapse of the Soviet regime.

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Spain has launched a pioneering project to bring students to various sites of Holocaust remembrance around Europe.

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Some 200 decision makers in the field of education, from approximately 40 countries - including Austria, Australia, Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico,

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Forced labour in the National Socialist era – this is a topic which has been widely discussed over the past twenty years, primarily in connection with compensation payments.

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The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) gathered experts from 12 countries in Berlin today to exchange experiences on implementing an education programme on combatin

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Jeremy Noakes traces the origins of 'Lebensraum', identifying why Hitler looked to the east to expand.

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What were the motives behind the European colonisation of Africa at the end of the 19th century? Did the stamping out of slavery really play a part?

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Compilation of several different sources on the murder of 22 000 Polish officers by the Red Army in spring 1940.

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Translated from the Polish edition, which appeared in 2001, this is a stunning work, one of the most important books on the history of the Nazi Holocaust.

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Edited by Ray Brandon, Manfred Sapper, Volker Weichsel, Anna Lipphardt.

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This volume elucidates the debates surrounding the historical development of human rights after 1945.

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On Wednesday 17 March 2010 83 people attented the seminar 'History of Migrations in France and Europe: which challenges for the classrooms?'  which EUROCLIO organised in Paris thanks to a su

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History is all about facts and their interpretation. Facts do not change but their interpretation – of course.

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The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a report entitled “Discover the Past for the Future.

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Professor Timothy Snyder wants to expand the conventional understanding of mass murders druring the period between the 1930s and the 1940s.

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An article by Sybil Milton, a leading scholar on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

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Two inseparably interlinked elements of Holocaust education in our school are remembrance and teaching.

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Mónika Kovács, President of the Hannah Arendt Association in Hungary, about Holocaust Education in the context of human rights, Jewish history and antisemitism.

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The attitude of the majority of the Czech population is a rather indifferent one toward the topic of the Jewish minority.

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A Project of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture (bm:bwk).

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Information on the treatment of the Holocaust in various German Federal States.

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Towards 2009, the 20th anniversary of 1989, a global window of attention opens.

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Short Analysis of the Representation of the Second World War and the Holocaust in Slovakian History Textbooks for Schools.

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Ton Zwaan, Member of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Amsterdam, gives an insight about the topic of Holocaust Education in the Netherlands.

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The attitude of the majority of the Czech population is a rather indifferent one toward the topic of the Jewish minority.

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Mónika Kovács, President of the Hannah Arendt Association in Budapest/Hungary, introduces different approaches of Holocaust Education in Hungary.

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